- to cut, snip, or nick.
- to strike sharply: He snicked the ball with his cue.
- to snap or click (a gun, trigger, etc.).
- to click.
- a small cut; nick.
- a click.
- a glancing blow given to the ball.
- the ball so hit.
Origin of snick
Examples from the Web for snick
Is this something you dreamed, Snick,” says I, “or is it a sample of your megaphone talk?Odd Numbers
The stranger bent over him; then the deft “snick” of a sharp knife.Renshaw Fanning's Quest
The snick of the key came next and they came into the hallway.The Fourth R
George Oliver Smith
I heard the snick of the whips somewhere in the dust, and the fillies came back at a canter, very shocked and indignant.From Sea to Sea
A good drive at golf is quite as fine a thing to look at as a snick to the boundary on the cricket field.The Spirit of the Links
- a small cut; notch
- a knot in thread, etc
- a glancing blow off the edge of the bat
- the ball so hit
- to cut a small corner or notch in (material, etc)
- cricket to hit (the ball) with a snick
Word Origin and History for snick
1962, American English, from common pronunciation of SNCC, initialism for "Student Non-violent Co-ordinating Committee," black civil rights organization.
"cut, clip, snip," c.1700, back-formation from snickersnee.