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Noun: snipe  snIp
  1. Old or New World straight-billed game bird of the sandpiper family; of marshy areas; similar to the woodcocks
  2. A gunshot from a concealed location
Verb: snipe  snIp
  1. Hunt or shoot snipe
  2. Aim and shoot with great precision
    - sharpshoot
  3. Aggressively challenge in speech or writing
    - attack, round, assail, lash out, assault

Derived forms: sniped, snipes, sniping

Type of: blast, criticise [Brit], criticize, damn [informal], gunfire, gunshot, hunt, hunt down, knock [informal], limicoline bird, pick apart, run, shoot, shore bird, shorebird, track down

Part of: wisp

Encyclopedia: Snipe, Texas