from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various long-billed shore birds of the genus Gallinago or Capella, related to the woodcocks and sandpipers, especially the common, widely distributed species G. gallinago or C. gallinago.
- n. Any of various similar or related birds.
- n. A shot, especially a gunshot, from a concealed place.
- intransitive v. To shoot at individuals from a concealed place.
- intransitive v. To shoot snipe.
- intransitive v. To make malicious, underhand remarks or attacks.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of various limicoline game birds of the genera Gallinago, Lymnocryptes and Coenocorypha in the family Scolopacidae, having a long, slender, nearly straight beak.
- n. A fool; a blockhead.
- n. A shot fired from a concealed place.
- n. A cigarette butt.
- n. A member of the engineering department on a ship.
- n. A bottle of wine measuring 0.1875 liters, one fourth the volume of a standard bottle; a quarter bottle or piccolo.
- n. An animated promotional logo during a television show.
- v. To shoot at individuals from a concealed place.
- v. To shoot with a sniper rifle.
- v. To make malicious, underhand remarks or attacks.
- v. To watch a timed online auction and place a winning bid at the last possible moment.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Any one of numerous species of limicoline game birds of the family Scolopacidæ, having a long, slender, nearly straight beak.
- n. A fool; a blockhead.
- intransitive v. To shoot or hunt snipe.
- intransitive v. To shoot at detached men of an enemy's forces at long range, esp. when not in action; -- often with at.
- transitive v. To shoot at (detached men of an enemy's force) at long range, esp. when not in action.
- transitive v. To nose (a log) to make it drag or slip easily in skidding.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To hunt snipe.
- To shoot at the enemy, or at isolated soldiers or outposts, in a casual way, as opportunity offers. See sniping.
- To shoot (one of the enemy) from ambush or in a casual way, and not in a regular battle.
- Same as nose, 5.
- n. A bird of the genus Scolopax in a former broad sense.
- n. A fool; a blockhead; a simpleton; a goose.
- n. A half-smoked cigar found on the street.
- n. (See also double-snipe, half-snipe, horsefoot-snipe, jack-snipe, martin-snipe, quail-snipe, rail-snipe, robin-snipe, rock-snipe, shore-snipe, whole-snipe.)
- n. A sharp, clever answer; a sarcasm.
- n. The Lake Tahoe trout, Salmo clarkii henshawi, found in western Nevada and neighboring parts of California.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. hunt or shoot snipe
- v. aim and shoot with great precision
- v. attack in speech or writing
- n. a gunshot from a concealed location
- n. Old or New World straight-billed game bird of the sandpiper family; of marshy areas; similar to the woodcocks
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A snipe is a real bird that you can hunt in some states.
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They hide in dark corners and snipe from the sidelines.
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You have to rub yourself down in snipe urine in order to attract them!
You have to rub yourself down in snipe urine to attract them.
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