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noun as in game bird

verb as in filch

verb as in jeer

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They used their monologues to snipe at each other, with Letterman piling on Jay just for kicks.

Snipe had been kicked out of his home, in the Bronx, and needed a place to crash.

A third stopped, and Snipe trotted forward to chat to the driver.

Plenty of couples snipe at each other in sometimes embarrassing ways in front of company.

Mr. MacCulloch also writes me word that the Solitary Snipe occasionally occurs.

Dottrel and yellow silk,—inside of Snipe's wing, and pale yellow silk,—hooks No. 2.

Light Blue,—inside of Snipe's wing,—body light Drab silk,—tail and legs grizzled hackle.

Light Blue,—inside of Snipe's wing,—light drab silk for body,—legs and tail grizzled hackle.

The blood was pouring from the wound, and he lay motionless, with the snipe dead on the ground about six inches from his nose.


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On this page you'll find 62 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to snipe, such as: curlew, grouse, partridge, pheasant, plover, and quail.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.