verb (used with object), snipped, snipping.
to cut with a small, quick stroke, or a succession of such strokes, with scissors or the like.
to remove or cut off (something) by or as by cutting in this manner:
to snip a rose.
verb (used without object), snipped, snipping.
to cut with small, quick strokes.
the act of snipping, as with scissors.
a small cut made by snipping.
a small piece snipped off.
a small piece, bit, or amount of anything:
a snip of food.
Informal. a small or insignificant person.
Informal. a presumptuous or impertinent person.
snips, small, strong hand shears used by sheet metal workers.
British Informal. a bargain.
a small pair of shears used for cutting sheet metal Also called tin snips
verb snips, snipping, snipped
to cut or clip with a small quick stroke or a succession of small quick strokes, esp with scissors or shears
the act of snipping
the sound of scissors or shears closing
Also called snipping. a small piece of anything, esp one that has been snipped off
a small cut made by snipping
(mainly Brit) an informal word for bargain
(informal) something easily done; cinch
(US & Canadian, informal) a small or insignificant person or thing, esp an irritating or insolent one
(often reiterated) a representation of the sound of scissors or shears closing
verb to snicker or snigger, laugh quietly and mockingly
noun 1. an agitated or irritated state. noun 1. (US & Austral) a fit of temper sneaky pete see: in a snit
verb (used with object), Informal. 1. to snatch or steal; pilfer. verb (used without object) 1. to turn informer; tattle. noun 2. Also called snitcher. an informer. verb 1. (transitive) to steal; take, esp in an underhand way 2. (intransitive) to act as an informer noun 3. an informer; telltale 4. the nose snipe
- Snitch line
noun 1. (Canadian) a direct telephone or other communications link set up to allow people to report neighbours, colleagues, etc suspected of wrongdoing