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  • No, it’s egg, used in snide suggestion.
  • Now is no snide dux exuded in sons I won?
  • Yawed insanities reverse it in a snide way.
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Definition of the adjective snide

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Snide is one of the top 1000 most common adjectives in the English language.

adjective - degrees: snider | snidest

  1. expressive of contempt

Alternative definition of the adjective snide


  1. disparaging or derisive in an insinuative way.
  2. Tricky; deceptive; contemptible.


"Snide" is a musical EP of Fick as Thieves.

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Google previewThe Illustrated Dictionary of Snark (2013)

A Snide, Sarcastic Guide to Verbal Sparring, Comebacks, Irony, Insults, and Much More by Lawrence Dorfman

A Snide, Sarcastic Guide to Verbal Sparring, Comebacks, Irony, Insults, and Much More Lawrence Dorfman. 9%6 eglloustraiefl 5 6Dictionary 0/ M r A SNIDE. SARCASTIC GUIDE TO VERBAL SPARRING. COMEBACKS. IRONY. INSULTS.

Google previewDictionary of Contemporary Slang (2009)

by Tony Thorne

snide adj British illegal, counterfeit, dishonest or unacceptable. The word's exact origins are obscure but it is related to the German schneiden (or its Dutch or Yiddish equivalent), meaning clip, and was ...

Google previewThe Slang Dictionary: Etymological, Historical, and Anecdotal (1874)

Snide, bad, spurious, contemptible. As, "a snide fellow," " snide ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Human Instincts (2001)

by Nils K. Oeijord, Mitch C. Bronston

instinct sneer, to-sneer-at-someone-or-something instinct snicker, to-snicker instinct snide, a-snide-comment-or-remark instinct snigger, to-snigger instinct snobbery, snobbery instinct snobbishness, snobbishness instinct snore, ...

Google previewColour Oxford English Dictionary (2011)

by Oxford Dictionaries,

snide adjective disrespectful or mocking in an indirect way. sniff verb 1 draw in air audibly through the nose.

Google previewCassell's Dictionary of Slang (2005)

by Jonathon Green

(also snide) [mid- 19C] a ...

Google previewCambridge Academic Content Dictionary Reference Book with CD-ROM (2008)

by Cambridge University Press

containing indirect and unkind criticism o snide remarks sniff SMELL /snif/ v [l/T] 1 to smell something by ...

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Snide Meaning

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Scrabble value of S1N1I1D2E1

The value of this 5-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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