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  Definition of snipe
  1. a gunshot from a concealed location
  2. Old or New World straight-billed game bird of the sandpiper family; of marshy areas; similar to the woodcocks
  3. attack in speech or writing; "The editors of the left-leaning paper attacked the new House Speaker"
  4. aim and shoot with great precision
  5. hunt or shoot snipe
Similar Words: attack, round, assail, lash out, assault, sharpshoot

 

Hyponyms: whole snipe, common snipe, Gallinago gallinago, Wilson's snipe, Gallinago gallinago delicata, great snipe, woodcock snipe, Gallinago media, jacksnipe, half snipe, Limnocryptes minima, dowitcher, abuse, clapperclaw, blackguard, shout, claw, vitriol, rip, whang, barrage, blister, scald, whip, rubbish

 

Member Meronyms: wisp

 

Derivational Morphology: sharpshoot, attacker, aggressor, assailant, assaulter, fire, attack, flak, flack, blast, sniper, sharpshooter, marksman, crack shot

 

Anagrams: spine

 

 
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