noun, plural snipes, (especially collectively) snipe for 1, 2.
verb (used without object), sniped, snip·ing.
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Origin of snipe
OTHER WORDS FROM snipesnipelike, adjectivesniper, nouncoun·ter·snip·er, noun
Words nearby snipe
Example sentences from the Web for snipe
They used their monologues to snipe at each other, with Letterman piling on Jay just for kicks.Is Jay Leno Facing Another NBC Coup in Favor of Jimmy Fallon?|Howard Kurtz|March 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Snipe had been kicked out of his home, in the Bronx, and needed a place to crash.
A third stopped, and Snipe trotted forward to chat to the driver.
Plenty of couples snipe at each other in sometimes embarrassing ways in front of company.
Mr. MacCulloch also writes me word that the Solitary Snipe occasionally occurs.Birds of Guernsey (1879)|Cecil Smith
Dottrel and yellow silk,—inside of Snipe's wing, and pale yellow silk,—hooks No. 2.
Light Blue,—inside of Snipe's wing,—body light Drab silk,—tail and legs grizzled hackle.
Light Blue,—inside of Snipe's wing,—light drab silk for body,—legs and tail grizzled hackle.
The blood was pouring from the wound, and he lay motionless, with the snipe dead on the ground about six inches from his nose.The Animal Story Book|Various