Definition of snipe

  1. snipe Noun Any of various limicoline game birds of the family "Scolopacidae", having a long, slender, nearly straight beak.
  2. snipe Noun A fool; a blockhead.
  3. snipe Noun A shot from a concealed place.
  4. snipe Noun A member of the Engineering Department on a ship.
  5. snipe Noun A bottle of wine containing 0.1875 liters of fluid, 1/4 the volume of a standard bottle; a quarter bottle or piccolo.
  6. snipe Noun An animated promotional logo during a television show.
  7. snipe Verb To shoot at individuals from a concealed place.
  8. snipe Verb To make malicious, underhand remarks or attacks.
  9. snipe Verb To watch a timed online auction and place a winning bid at the last possible moment.
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