noun, plural snipes, (especially collectively) snipe for 1, 2.
verb (used without object), sniped, snip·ing.
Origin of snipe
Related formssnipe·like, adjectivesnip·er, nouncoun·ter·snip·er, noun
Examples from the Web for sniper
Eric Frein eluded Pennsylvania police for seven weeks after he allegedly killed a state trooper with a sniper shot.
On August 10, one of the three friends, Vadim, was shot in the face by a sniper in the Donetsk region.Bitter Survivors and Caravans of Coffins from Ukraine’s “Eastern Boiler”|Anna Nemtsova|September 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As of this writing, the fate of the captured Ukrainian sniper remains unknown.A Torture Survivor on Ukraine's Tortured Ceasefire|Anna Nemtsova|September 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The sniper barely missed, and Steven relayed the story as equal parts humorous and traumatic.
Several times, young men approached police only to have red dots from sniper rifles painted onto their chests.'Go Ahead and Shoot Me': The Veteran Who Defied Ferguson's Cops|Justin Glawe|August 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
An adjunct to this suit was the cloth cover for the sniper's rifle.America's Munitions 1917-1918|Benedict Crowell
The stillness would be broken now and again by the crack of a sniper's rifle and one dare not look over the parapet.With a Highland Regiment in Mesopotamia|One of its Officer
When I say a sniper I do not mean a sharpshooter who fires into our lines from the German lines.The Red Watch|J. A. Currie
Sniping the sniper became part of the preliminaries of settling down to trench warfare.
The ambulance that carried to the rear the wounded British soldier took also the German sniper.With our Fighting Men|William E. Sellers