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snicker

verb [I]  /ˈsnɪk·ər/ infml us  
to laugh quietly at someone or something that you think is silly or slightly ridiculous: The audience of sportswriters tried to keep from snickering, but failed miserably.
snicker
noun [C]  /ˈsnɪk·ər/ us  
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