HyperDic: snipe

English > 5 senses of the word snipe:
NOUNanimalsnipeOld or New World straight-billed game bird of the sandpiper family
actsnipea gunshot from a concealed location
VERBcompetitionsnipehunt or shoot snipe
competitionsnipe, sharpshootaim and shoot with great precision
communicationsnipe, attack, round, assail, lash out, assaultattack in speech or writing
snipe > pronunciation
Soundssnay'p
Rhymesarchetype ... wipe: 24 rhymes with ayp...
English > snipe: 5 senses > noun 1, animal
MeaningOld or New World straight-billed game bird of the sandpiper family; of marshy areas; similar to the woodcocks.
Member ofwispA flock of snipe
NarrowerWilson's snipe, Gallinago gallinago delicataAmerican snipe
dowitchershorebird of the sandpiper family that resembles a snipe
great snipe, woodcock snipe, Gallinago mediaOld World snipe larger / larger and darker than the whole snipe
jacksnipe, half snipe, Limnocryptes minimaA small short-billed Old World snipe
whole snipe, Gallinago gallinagoCommon snipe of Eurasia and Africa
Broadershorebird, shore bird, limicoline birdAny of numerous wading birds that frequent mostly seashores and estuaries
Spanishagachadiza, agachona, caica, rayuelo
Catalanbecadell, cegard
Verbssnipehunt or shoot snipe
English > snipe: 5 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningA gunshot from a concealed location.
Broadergunfire, gunshotThe act of shooting a gun
Spanishdisparo a escondidas
Verbssnipeaim and shoot with great precision
English > snipe: 5 senses > verb 1, competition
Meaninghunt or shoot snipe.
PatternSomebody ----s
ModelIn the summer they like to go out and snipe
Broaderhunt, run, hunt down, track downpursue for food or sport (as of wild animals)
NounssnipeOld or New World straight-billed game bird of the sandpiper family
English > snipe: 5 senses > verb 2, competition
Meaningaim and shoot with great precision.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymsharpshoot
Broaderblast, shootFire a shot
Nounssnipea gunshot from a concealed location
snipera marksman who shoots at people from a concealed place
English > snipe: 5 senses > verb 3, communication
Meaningattack in speech or writing.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Synonymsattack, round, assail, lash out, assault
Narrowerabuse, clapperclaw, blackguard, shoutUse foul or abusive language towards
blister, scald, whipsubject to harsh criticism
bombard, barrageAddress with continuously or persistently, as if with a barrage
clawattack as if with claws
ripcriticize or abuse strongly and violently
rubbishattack strongly
vitriolsubject to bitter verbal abuse
whangattack forcefully
Broaderknock, criticize, criticise, pick apartfind fault with
Spanishagredir, atacar
Catalanagredir, atacar

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