(Snip"per) n. One who snips.
(Snip"per-snap`er) n. A small, insignificant fellow. [Colloq.]
(Snip"pet) n. A small part or piece.
To be cut into snippets and shreds.F. Harrison.
(Snip"pet*y) a. Ridiculously small; petty. "Snippety facts." London Spectator.
(Snip"-snap`) n. [Reduplication of snap.] A tart dialogue with quick replies. [R.] Pope.
(Snip"-snap`), a. Quick; short; sharp; smart. Shak.
(Snip"y) a. Like a snipe.
(Snite) n. A snipe. [Obs. or Scot.] Carew.
(Snite), v. t. [Icel. snifa. See Snout.] To blow, as the nose; to snuff, as a candle. [Obs. or
(Snithe Snith"y) , a. [AS. sniðan to cut. See Snathe.] Sharp; piercing; cutting; applied to the
wind. [Prov. Eng.]
(Sniv"el) v. i. [imp. & p. p. Sniveled or Snivelled; p. pr. & vb. n. Sniveling or Snivelling.]
[OE. snivelen, snevelen, snuvelen, freg. of sneven. See Sniff, and cf. Snuffle.]
1. To run at the nose; to make a snuffling noise.
2. To cry or whine with snuffling, as children; to cry weakly or whiningly.
Put stop to thy sniveling ditty.Sir W. Scott.
(Sniv"el), n. [AS. snofel. Cf. Snivel, v. i.] Mucus from the nose; snot.
(Sniv"el*er) n. [Written also sniveller.] One who snivels, esp. one who snivels habitually.
(Sniv"el*y) a. Running at the nose; sniveling pitiful; whining.
(Snob) n. [Icel. snapr a dolt, impostor, charlatan. Cf. Snub.]
1. A vulgar person who affects to be better, richer, or more fashionable, than he really is; a vulgar upstart; one
who apes his superiors. Thackeray.
Essentially vulgar, a snob. a gilded snob, but none the less a snob.R. G. White.
2. (Eng. Univ.) A townsman. [Canf]
3. A journeyman shoemaker. [Prov. Eng.] Halliwell.
4. A workman who accepts lower than the usual wages, or who refuses to strike when his fellows do; a
rat; a knobstick.
Those who work for lower wages during a strike are called snobs, the men who stand out being "nobs"De Quincey.
(Snob"ber*y) n. The quality of being snobbish; snobbishness.