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
Example sentences from the Web for snipe
Away from the battlefield, the two groups have sniped at one another online.Even a Top Democrat Thinks Obama's Legal Case for War Makes No Sense|Eli Lake|September 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Husbands and wives warred, ex-spouses sniped, children grew into adults, and partners fell out.‘Mad Men’ Finale and Video of Best Season 5 Moments|Jace Lacob|June 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
We met with little opposition, save from occasional bands of stragglers who concealed themselves behind rocks and sniped at us.
During the run back we were sniped at occasionally by Turks who were still hiding in the hills.
A number of Boers were in the vicinity of the first camp, Witbank, and the camp was sniped during the night.The Record of a Regiment of the Line|M. Jacson
When I reached within fifteen paces I was sniped by a Hunnish swine, the bullet entering my back, penetrating my intestines.The Irish on the Somme|Michael MacDonagh
This he would take with remarkable skill and alacrity, because at this corner he was always sniped.Adventures of a Despatch Rider|W. H. L. Watson