verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- a glancing blow given to the ball.
- the ball so hit.
- snellen chart,
- snellen test,
- snellen's test types,
Origin of snick
Examples from the Web for snick
The snick, snick of his knife alternated with the sound of tearing as he pulled the pelt from the under-flesh.In the Brooding Wild|Ridgwell Cullum
The stranger bent over him; then the deft “snick” of a sharp knife.Renshaw Fanning's Quest|Bertram Mitford
Both boys are batting steadily; no more boundary hits; a snick here, a snack there—and then—merciful Heavens!The Hill|Horace Annesley Vachell
These quotations will clearly show that "sneck" or "snick" applies to a door; and that to sneck a door is to shut it.
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|Henry Leach
- a glancing blow off the edge of the bat
- the ball so hit
Word Origin 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.