supercilious, sneering, snide

(adjective) expressive of contempt; “curled his lip in a supercilious smile”; “spoke in a sneering jeering manner”; “makes many a sharp comparison but never a mean or snide one”

Source: WordNet® 3.1



snide (comparative snider, superlative snidest)

Disparaging or derisive in an insinuative way.

Tricky; deceptive; false; spurious; contemptible.


snide (countable and uncountable, plural snides)

(countable) An underhanded, tricky person given to sharp practise; a sharper; a cheat.

(uncountable) counterfeit money


• Denis, Sinde, denis, dines, enids, nides, snied

Source: Wiktionary

Snide, a.

Definition: Tricky; deceptive; contemptible; as, a snide lawyer; snide goods. [Slang]

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition


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