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snipe in Weapons topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsnipesnipe1 /snaΙͺp/ verb [intransitive] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 PMWSHOOTto shoot from a hidden position at people who are not protectedsnipe at πŸ”Š soldiers sniping at civilians2 CRITICIZEto criticize someone in a nasty waysnipe at πŸ”Š His former associates have been sniping at him in the press. β€”sniping noun [uncountable]β†’ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
snipeβ€’ None of those who sniped at his film career were ever to be so lasciviously tempted.β€’ The attack grew so personal, in fact, that attorneys began sniping at one another in front of the jurors.β€’ The young woman was sniping at the Counsellors.β€’ The Vatican claimed that sniping over Jerusalem had barely ruffled the Pope's serenity.snipe atβ€’ Ranchers and activists have been sniping at each other about grazing on public lands.β€’ At that time, guerrillas were beginning to snipe at travelers.