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See definition of snipe on Dictionary.com
  • as ingame bird
  • as infilch
  • as injeer

synonyms for snipe

  • curlew
  • grouse
  • partridge
  • pheasant
  • plover
  • quail
  • sandpiper
  • wild turkey
  • wildfowl
  • woodcock
See also synonyms for: sniped / sniper / sniping
  • embezzle
  • pilfer
  • purloin
  • cop
  • crib
  • lift
  • misappropriate
  • pinch
  • rob
  • scrounge
  • sneak
  • snitch
  • swipe
  • take
  • thieve
  • hustle
  • rip off
  • walk off with
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How to use snipe in a sentence

Mr. MacCulloch also writes me word that the Solitary Snipe occasionally occurs.
BIRDS OF GUERNSEY (1879)CECIL SMITH
Dottrel and yellow silk,—inside of Snipe's wing, and pale yellow silk,—hooks No. 2.
THE TEESDALE ANGLERR LAKELAND
Light Blue,—inside of Snipe's wing,—body light Drab silk,—tail and legs grizzled hackle.
THE TEESDALE ANGLERR LAKELAND
Light Blue,—inside of Snipe's wing,—light drab silk for body,—legs and tail grizzled hackle.
THE TEESDALE ANGLERR LAKELAND
The blood was pouring from the wound, and he lay motionless, with the snipe dead on the ground about six inches from his nose.
THE ANIMAL STORY BOOKVARIOUS
We darted upwards like a wild snipe flying up into a birch-tree, and again flew on in a straight line.
DREAM TALES AND PROSE POEMSIVAN TURGENEV
I shot, too, a common snipe, which I was very surprised to meet at these altitudes.
MOUNT EVEREST THE RECONNAISSANCE, 1921CHARLES KENNETH HOWARD-BURY
The old man looked pained, and much to Snipe's surprise, the question brought the tears to his eyes, and his lips trembled.
GALLEGHER AND OTHER STORIESRICHARD HARDING DAVIS
That was their greatest pleasure, going off together after duck or snipe along the Maryland waters.
GALLEGHER AND OTHER STORIESRICHARD HARDING DAVIS
Fry the trail of the woodcock or snipe in a little butter, and place on little rounds of fried bread and arrange round the dish.
DRESSED GAME AND POULTRY LA MODEHARRIET A. DE SALIS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO SNIPE

  • cop
  • crib
  • embezzle
  • hustle
  • lift
  • misappropriate
  • pilfer
  • pinch
  • purloin
  • rip off
  • rob
  • scrounge
  • sneak
  • snipe
  • snitch
  • swipe
  • take
  • thieve
  • walk off with
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.