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snipe

snipe

 
pronunciation:
snaIp
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
inflections: snipe, snipes
definition 1: any of a variety of wading birds with long bills for digging.
definition 2: any of a number of related or similar birds.
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: sniped, snipes, sniping
definition 1: to shoot at individuals from a hidden position.
definition 2: to criticize or attack someone or something with nasty or sarcastic remarks.
She was forever sniping at me about my failures.
definition 3: to hunt snipe.
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