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