talk or smile in a nasty way to show that you think sb is poor,weak,stupid,etc.
sneering look,smile,word,or utterance
"she sneered her contempt"
"she sneered at her little sister's efforts to play the song on the piano"
Money is not to be sneered at...I often wish I had a little more.
出自： M. Hocking
She hates the Summer Exhibition, sneers..at my pleasure in it.
出自： M. Forster