Thesaurus > Related Words: snipe

  Words related to snipe

Related / Similar Words: attack, round, assail, lash out, assault, sharpshoot

 

Definition:
  • a gunshot from a concealed location;
  • Old or New World straight-billed game bird of the sandpiper family; of marshy areas; similar to the woodcocks;
  • attack in speech or writing; "The editors of the left-leaning paper attacked the new House Speaker";
  • aim and shoot with great precision;
  • hunt or shoot snipe;

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    Hyponyms: whole snipe, common snipe, Gallinago gallinago, Wilson's snipe, Gallinago gallinago delicata, great snipe, woodcock snipe, Gallinago media, jacksnipe, half snipe, Limnocryptes minima, dowitcher, abuse, clapperclaw, blackguard, shout, claw, vitriol, rip, whang, barrage, blister, scald, whip, rubbish

     

    Member Meronyms: wisp

     

    Derivational Morphology: sharpshoot, attacker, aggressor, assailant, assaulter, fire, attack, flak, flack, blast, sniper, sharpshooter, marksman, crack shot

     

    Anagrams: spine

     

     
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