Sneap meaning

(dialectal) To check; reprove abruptly; reprimand; rebuke; chide.

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(dialectal) To nip; bite; pinch; blast; blight.

- King Ferdinand of Navarre; Berowne is like an envious sneaping frost, That bites the first born infants of the spring. - Line 100 from Love's Labour's Lost.

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(dialectal) To thwart; offend.
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(colloquial) To put someone's nose out of joint; offend.

She was sneaped when she wasn't invited to his party.

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(obsolete) A reprimand; a rebuke.
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Origin of sneap

  • From Middle English snaipen (“to nip, injure, afflict, rebuke, revile, criticize”), from Old Norse sneypa (“to outrage, dishonor, disgrace”), from Proto-Germanic *snupaną, *snubaną (“to snap, cut”), of unknown origin. See also snap.

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