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