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Word: snicker

Definition: half-stifled(suppressed) laugh; V.


Sentences Containing 'snicker'

A similar charter for the northern route east of Leesburg was assigned to the Leesburg Turnpike in 1809, and in 1810 the Snicker's Gap Turnpike Company obtained a charter for the road from Aldie northwest over Snickers Gap and beyond to the Shenandoah River at Snicker's Ferry.
And through and through The vorpal blade went snicker-snack!
She acknowledged that "the books are dark and scary in places" but "no darkness in "Half-Blood Prince"...is so immense that it cannot be rescued by a snicker or a smirk."
The Snicker's Gap Turnpike was a turnpike road in the northern part of the U.S. state of Virginia.

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