Definition of sniggery in US English:

sniggery

adjective

informal
  • Characterized by or liable to cause sniggering.

    ‘sniggery jokes’
    • ‘The remodeling we did was of a former whorehouse that stood just over the property line of Ft. Ord, and the fact that every single room had an outside entrance gave us teenagers some sniggery moments.’
    • ‘Occasionally the choices spiralled into something more specialised: one night I got home late to find a sniggery note from my flatmate stuck on the bedroom door.’
    • ‘How I remember sniggering at the line ‘He ploughed her, and she cropped’ when I was a sniggery A-Level student.’
    • ‘It's usually the very immature, who still think sex is something sniggery, who do this kind of thing.’
    • ‘I was expecting an overdose of festive cheese which would be amusing for three minutes and allow me to go all superior and sniggery, and then I would never want to hear it again.’
    • ‘Put sixteen year old schoolboys in the audience and it might get a bit sniggery and counterproductive.’
    • ‘He is pleased with these tributes from the new generation and doesn't think much of my suggestion that he might be being sent up, his name deployed as a sniggery synonym for cosy, clean-mouthed, two-car-garage comedy.’
    • ‘It's a startled, Euro-skewed view of America in all of its wanton, gluttonous glory; complete with an undercurrent of sniggery English humour.’
    • ‘The constant close-ups of cellulite-ridden Middle-American thighs can sometimes feel rather sniggery when you realize they're being filmed by a fit New Yorker.’
    • ‘‘If, say, a payroll assistant at my office told a sniggery sexist joke in my presence,’ she asked, ‘would you be willing to duct-tape the guy's mouth and hurl him out a window?’’
    • ‘If sniggery little prats want to laugh at shallow innuendo and bodily function, that's up to them.’
    • ‘Doctor Sinister is the undisputed Ruler of the entire Universe and thou shalt not be mean to him, make fun of him or make sniggery comments about his eyepatch.’

Pronunciation

sniggery

/ˈsniɡərē/