Definitions For Snipy


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. }}


Pin@ys, nipsy, spiny

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Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
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