In the following issue, The Group was the subject of a snide, imperious review by Norman Mailer.
For all the snide comments from the right, the word is getting passed on.
For his part, Newt Gingrich has clearly been honing his persona as condescending, arch, snide Big Thinker.
I devised witty comebacks to snide comments about my “imaginary husband.”
She welcomed Jews into her cabinet, prompting the snide joke that she favored "Old Estonians over Old Etonians."
The snide officers had told the newspapers that a large number of men stopped them and took their prisoner from them.
Most on us is wasters; the game of the snide un's to be a Prize Plant.
The "snide" was actually caught with his ear to the keyhole, so suddenly had the door opened.
The "snide" was led back to the station house and put in a cell.
I guess I ain't told you much you don't know about your snide business.
1859, thieves' slang, "counterfeit, sham, bad, spurious," of unknown origin. Of persons, "cunning, sharp," from 1883. Sense of "sneering" is first attested 1933, perhaps via sense of "hypocrisy, malicious gossip" (1902). Related: Sneeringly.
Contemptible; mean; nasty, esp in an insinuating way • Now used nearly exclusively in reference to remarks and persons who make them: A woman gets nothing but snide remarks about her driving skills
[1859+; origin unknown]