Origin of snippet
Examples from the Web for snippet
Look again at the snippet of Anne Frank film while holding in mind a backdrop of recent events.
The clip showed a snippet of Armstrong's victory speech in Paris, the seventh and final of his Tour de France wins.
Not a snippet to be found on any of the security cameras at the grand homes along Sunset Boulevard?
In particular, a snippet capturing the central character's reaction to the Son of God.
Consider, for example, this snippet of Greenspan's testimony today.
"Snippet" was not in his dictionary, but he didn't like the sound of it.Keziah Coffin|Joseph C. Lincoln
"Well, that Shirley snippet certainly isn't that," said Mrs. William sarcastically.Chronicles of Avonlea|Lucy Maud Montgomery
Mischief, when his legs can trip it When his arms are pliant still Is so lovable a snippet That he's sure of your good will!Such is Life|Frank Wedekind
The same scans are indexed by Google Books, but only accessible as snippet view.Adventures in the Philippine Islands|Paul P. de La Gironire
"I dare say Snippet has put it out of place," said big brother James.Little Grandmother|Sophie May
Word Origin for snippet
1660s, from snip (n.) + diminutive suffix -et.