Definitions For Snipe


  • 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
  • A bird with a long thin beak that lives in wet areas


  • Attack in speech or writing
  • Aim and shoot with great precision
  • Hunt or shoot snipe
  • To shoot atsomeone from a hidden place
  • To criticize someone or something in a harsh or unfair way

Is Snipe a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Snipe is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 9 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Snipe in a Sentence

  • Enemy fighters sniped at them from vacant buildings.
  • One of the senators sniped, “What does he think this is, a monarchy?”.

Synonyms for Snipe

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