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synonyms for snips

  • clippers
  • nippers
  • scissors
  • hedge clippers
  • snippers
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How to use snips in a sentence

After a long shake of his head and a shrug of his rather high shoulders he snips, goes to the window and opens it.
LOYALTIES (FIFTH SERIES PLAYS)JOHN GALSWORTHY
To make one complete man out of all this vast collection of snips and snippets of humanity.
PROSE FANCIESRICHARD LE GALLIENNE
The reason that there is more snips are the same shining very colored rid of no round color.
TENDER BUTTONSGERTRUDE STEIN
They do not hear the men beyond their parapets lying on their stomachs and busily cutting the wires with their snips.
TRAINING FOR THE TRENCHESLESLIE VICKERS
So th' punchers got to totin' wire-snips, an' when they runs up agin a fence they cuts down half a mile or so.
HOPALONG CASSIDY'S RUSTLER ROUND-UPCLARENCE EDWARD MULFORD
She did it with her eyes shut to give herself courage, but the snips of the shears broke her heart.
THE VERY SMALL PERSONANNIE HAMILTON DONNELL
I got the scissors, and in six snips had it off, a big tangled pile of brownish gold, rather bleached out by the sun at the ends.
THE PRAIRIE WIFEARTHUR STRINGER
"'Snips and snails and gasoline tales, are what little boys are made of,'" Isabel quoted derisive Mother Goose.
FROM THE CAR BEHINDELEANOR M. INGRAM
I'll never waste my time sewing on little snips to hatch up some bed-clothes.
THE LILAC LADYRUTH ALBERTA BROWN
She cut herself loose with vicious snips, while I paraphrased the old nursery rhyme, "She cut her petticoats all around about."
THE WINDOW AT THE WHITE CATMARY ROBERTS RINEHART
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SNIPS

  • clippers
  • hedge clippers
  • nippers
  • scissors
  • snippers
  • snips
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.