- An elaborate practical joke in which an unsuspecting person takes part in a bogus hunt for a snipe, typically being left alone in the dark with instructions not to move until the snipe appears.
- A futile search or endeavor.
(plural snipe hunts)
(third-person singular simple present snipe hunts, present participle snipe hunting, simple past and past participle snipe hunted)
- (intransitive) To participate, as the gullible victim, in a snipe hunt.