Origin of snip
OTHER WORDS FROM snipun·snipped, adjective
How to use snip in a sentence
In short, Myriad isolated the BRCA genes—snipped them out of the longer DNA chain in which they were ensconced.
The sex scenes are snipped out of films in theatrical or DVD release, and cursing is rarely ever translated in the subtitles.
Miss Naylor, flushing deeply, snipped off a particularly healthy bud.Villa Rubein and Other Stories|John Galsworthy
She reached in and snipped off a spire of larkspur from the very back of the border, then stood back to see what had happened.The Camerons of Highboro|Beth B. Gilchrist
He is a sleek man, with close-snipped hair; has a quiet, humorous way of talking, like his books.George Eliot's Life, Vol. I (of 3)|George Eliot
And Somehow Good is simply snipped off, when it might conceivably have proceeded on its way.Essays on Modern Novelists|William Lyon Phelps
Waddling back to it, he snipped off several little limbs, a single bite for each.Watched by Wild Animals|Enos A. Mills