Snide Definition

snīd
snidest, snider
adjective
snidest, snider
Slyly malicious or derisive.
A snide remark.
Webster's New World
Making or given to making snide remarks.
A snide roommate.
American Heritage
Wiktionary

Characterised by low cunning and sharp practise.

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He was a snide lawyer.
I received a shipment of snide goods.
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noun

An underhanded, tricky person given to sharp practise; a sharper; a beat.

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Other Word Forms of Snide

Adjective

Base Form:
snide
Comparative:
snider
Superlative:
snidest

Origin of Snide

  • Probably from a dialectal variant of snithe (“sharp, cutting"). More at snithe.

    From Wiktionary

  • Origin unknown

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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