adjective, snid·er, snid·est.
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Origin of snide
OTHER WORDS FROM snidesnidely, adverbsnideness, noun
Words nearby snide
Example sentences from the Web for snide
Raiders Coach Jon Gruden didn’t particularly want to discuss the topic, suggesting the maneuver might have been aimed at “a smart-aleck bus driver in Kansas City who made some snide comments when we got on the bus” and calling the issue “ridiculous.”No victory lap this time for Raiders as Patrick Mahomes wins it late for Chiefs|Mark Maske|November 23, 2020|Washington Post
They can also be a bit snide, as distinct from being funny, about which talent more later.
In the following issue, The Group was the subject of a snide, imperious review by Norman Mailer.American Dreams, 1963: ‘The Group’ by Mary McCarthy|Nathaniel Rich|July 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
She welcomed Jews into her cabinet, prompting the snide joke that she favored "Old Estonians over Old Etonians."How Margaret Thatcher Saved Britain and Changed the World|David Frum|April 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Again, I am not being snide but am actually looking for an answer.
For all the snide comments from the right, the word is getting passed on.Republicans Laugh, But Women Relate to 'The Life of Julia'|Judith Grey|May 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
I guess I ain't told you much you don't know about your snide business.The Clarion|Samuel Hopkins Adams
You played a snide trick on me, anyway—lost your looks the second month and went dead like a punctured tire!Just Around the Corner|Fannie Hurst
If I carn't keep upsides with the cackle of snide 'uns, dear Charlie, who can?
I am going away because I haven't any money, and I'm not going to be a snide and stay on here as your guest.The Ranch Girls' Pot of Gold|Margaret Vandercook
There are snide detectives just as there are shyster lawyers, quack doctors and dead-beat newspaper men.