Home

Cite

Synonyms of snipe

Noun


1. snipe, shorebird, shore bird, limicoline bird

usage: Old or New World straight-billed game bird of the sandpiper family; of marshy areas; similar to the woodcocks

2. snipe, gunfire, gunshot

usage: a gunshot from a concealed location

Verb


1. snipe, hunt, run, hunt down, track down

usage: hunt or shoot snipe

2. sharpshoot, snipe, blast, shoot

usage: aim and shoot with great precision

3. attack, round, assail, lash out, snipe, assault, knock, criticize, criticise, pick apart

usage: attack in speech or writing; "The editors of the left-leaning paper attacked the new House Speaker"

WordNet 3.0 Copyright © 2006 by Princeton University.
All rights reserved.

See also: snipe (Dictionary)