English version

snide

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsnidesnide /snaɪd/ adjective informal  UNKINDif you say something snide, you say something unkind, often in a clever indirect waysnide remarks/comments a snide remark about her clothessnidely adverb
Examples from the Corpus
snideBut those first weeks my voice could be snide.I did not think my remarks were particularly snide.As she uttered these words she realized they sounded snide and insinuating.She makes a snide comment, you look her in the eye and... smile.Her lively, often snide commentary tickled me.The teacher kept making snide comments about my pronunciation, which really embarrassed me.There had been lawsuits, staff problems, snide editorials.But he often makes these snide remarks about Graham.Alderman Keane, an instinctive gut fighter, went on television and made snide remarks about the divorce.We flew back to Heathrow; it had not been a happy trip for me, full of niggling and snide remarks.snide remarks/commentsWe flew back to Heathrow; it had not been a happy trip for me, full of niggling and snide remarks.But he often makes these snide remarks about Graham.Alderman Keane, an instinctive gut fighter, went on television and made snide remarks about the divorce.
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