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Bang, an onomatopoeic word
 

Definition of the onomatopoeic word ‘snip’.

Snip
Pronunciation:
\ˈsnip\
Function:
noun
Etymology:
from or akin to Dutch & Low German snip; akin to Middle High German snipfen to snap the fingers
Date:
1558

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.
Retrieved May 15, 2008, from http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/snip
 
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