A stifled or broken laugh.
To emit a snicker: a stifled or broken laugh.
Meaning noteof a horse
Noun Verb Adjective Adverb Other
US variant of the British snigger, possibly of imitative origin, similar to Dutch snikken (“to gasp; sob”). The noun is first recorded 1836, from the verb. Compare also Scottish smicker (“to smile or laugh in a sniggering or leery way, smirk”). More at smicker.
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