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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsnipesnipe1 /snaɪp/ verb [intransitive]  1 PMWSHOOTto shoot from a hidden position at people who are not protectedsnipe at soldiers sniping at civilians2 CRITICIZEto criticize someone in a nasty waysnipe at His former associates have been sniping at him in the press.sniping noun [uncountable]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
snipeNone of those who sniped at his film career were ever to be so lasciviously tempted.The attack grew so personal, in fact, that attorneys began sniping at one another in front of the jurors.The young woman was sniping at the Counsellors.The Vatican claimed that sniping over Jerusalem had barely ruffled the Pope's serenity.snipe atRanchers and activists have been sniping at each other about grazing on public lands.At that time, guerrillas were beginning to snipe at travelers.