Free dictionary and thesaurus of English. Definitions, synonyms, antonyms and more...
Hint: double-click any word to get it searched!



Noun snipe has 2 senses
  1. snipe - Old or New World straight-billed game bird of the sandpiper family; of marshy areas; similar to the woodcocks
    --1 is a kind of
    shorebird, shore bird, limicoline bird
    --1 is a member of wisp
    --1 has particulars:
     whole snipe, common snipe, Gallinago gallinago; Wilson's snipe, Gallinago gallinago delicata; great snipe, woodcock snipe, Gallinago media; jacksnipe, half snipe, Limnocryptes minima; dowitcher
    Derived form: verb snipe1
  2. snipe - a gunshot from a concealed location
    --2 is a kind of
    gunfire, gunshot
    Derived form: verb snipe2
Verb snipe has 3 senses
  1. snipe - hunt or shoot snipe
    --1 is one way to
    hunt, run, hunt down, track down
    Derived form: noun snipe1
    Sample sentence:
    In the summer they like to go out and snipe
  2. sharpshoot, snipe - aim and shoot with great precision
    --2 is one way to shoot
    Derived forms: noun snipe2, noun sniper1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  3. attack, round, assail, lash out, snipe, assault - attack in speech or writing; "The editors of the left-leaning paper attacked the new House Speaker"
    --3 is one way to knock, criticize, criticise, pick apart
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
    => Somebody ----s PP
Home | Free dictionary software | Copyright notice | Contact us | Network & desktop search | Search My Network | LAN Find | Reminder software | Software downloads | WordNet dictionary | Automotive thesaurus