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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A gunshot from a concealed location; Old or New World straight-billed game bird of the sandpiper family v. - Attack in speech or writing; Aim and shoot with great precision.

Usage examples (28)
  • They hide in dark corners and snipe from the sidelines.
  • A snipe is a real bird that you can hunt in some states.
  • You continue to snipe from the fringe at the Congressman from the 8th.
  • A flock of snipe is called a wisp, although you usually flush them in singles and pairs. for more
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