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Synonyms for snipe

Synonyms for (noun) snipe

Synonyms: snipe Definition: a gunshot from a concealed location

Similar words: gunfire, gunshot Definition: the act of shooting a gun Usage: the gunfire endangered innocent bystanders; they retreated in the face of withering enemy fire

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

Similar words: limicoline bird, shore bird, shorebird Definition: any of numerous wading birds that frequent mostly seashores and estuaries

Synonyms for (verb) snipe

Synonyms: snipe, round, assail, assault, attack, lash out Definition: attack in speech or writing Usage: The editors of the left-leaning paper attacked the new House Speaker

Similar words: criticise, criticize, pick apart, knock Definition: find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws Usage: The paper criticized the new movie; Don't knock the food--it's free

Synonyms: sharpshoot, snipe Definition: aim and shoot with great precision

Similar words: blast, shoot Definition: fire a shot Usage: the gunman blasted away

Synonyms: snipe Definition: hunt or shoot snipe

Similar words: track down, run, hunt, hunt down Definition: pursue for food or sport (as of wild animals) Usage: Goering often hunted wild boars in Poland; The dogs are running deer; The Duke hunted in these woods