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The ClueVillain's trademark (5 letter answer)
NotesThe answer SNEER is seen frequently, appearing about once every 60 puzzles.
Curl the lip
Eye with disdain
Look of contempt
Make a face
Show of derision
Billy Idol expression
Curl one's lip
Elvis's trademark look
Look with a twisted lip
Possible reaction to a pretense
Smile like Snidely Whiplash
Turn up one's nose
DefinitionSNEER as a noun:
1. (sneer, leer) = a facial expression of contempt or scorn; the upper lip curls
2. a contemptuous or scornful remark
SNEER as a verb:
1. express through a scornful smile; "she sneered her contempt"
2. smile contemptuously; "she sneered at her little sister's efforts to play the song on the piano"