Definitions For Snipy

Adjective

Alternate form of snipey Full of or attractive to snipe. {{quote-book, en, year=1858, title=The New sporting magazine - Volume 35 , author= , page=85 , ISBN= , passage=The wind was blowing almost a storm as we arrived at our first ground -- a good-sized lake, with broad moory flats, sprinkled with bulrushes and sedgy grass stretching down to the water's edge, and looking uncommonly snipy. }} {{quote-book, en, year=1897, title=John Tyndall, Pioneer Planter, Voyager and Explorer , author= , page=20 , ISBN= , passage=To all this I agreed, and having borrowed a gun from one of my Rifle Officer friends, and a good stock of ammunition, I joined my two new friends at funfire in the morning, and after driving about 6 miles, I saw some very snipy-looking fields, got down, my companions promising to call for me about 11 o'clock on their way back. }} {{quote-book, en, year=1936 , title=The Hong Kong Naturalist - Volumes 7-8 , author=Geoffrey Alton & Craig Herklots , page=8 , ISBN= , passage=Some however, say it is the result of a capricious disposition which induces them to leave "snipy places" for other spots, but though possible, I am, after many years careful observation, inclined to disagree. }} Long, narrow, and pointed. {{quote-book, en, year=1993, title=Pure-bred Dogs, American Kennel Gazette - Volume 110 , author= , page=146 , ISBN= , passage=The muzzle is strong and squared off, never snipy. }} Prone to sniping. {{quote-book, en, year=2001 , title=George Eliot: The Last Victorian , author=Kathryn Hughes , page=330 , ISBN= 0815411219, passage=On 16 December 1878 Marian went to court to prove the will, an ordeal which even the usually snipy George Simpson though she should have been spared. }}

Anagrams

Pin@ys, nipsy, spiny

Is Snipy a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends NO
Scrabble US NO
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary NO

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
10
Words with Friends
11

The word Snipy is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

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