- from or akin to Dutch & Low German snip; akin to Middle High German snipfen to snap the fingers
1 a: a small piece that is snipped off; also : , b: a cut or notch made by snipping c: an act or sound of snipping
2: a white or light mark; especially : a white spot between the nostrils of a horse
3: a presumptuous or impertinent person; especially : an impertinent or saucy girl
4British : ,
snip. (2008). In Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary.
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