English version

snide

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