Definitions for SNIDEsnaɪd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

snidesnaɪd(adj.)snid•er, snid•est.

  1. derogatory in a nasty, insinuating manner:

    snide remarks.

Origin of snide:

1860–65; orig. uncert.


Princeton's WordNet

  1. supercilious, sneering, snide(adj)

    expressive of contempt

    "curled his lip in a supercilious smile"; "spoke in a sneering jeering manner"; "makes many a sharp comparison but never a mean or snide one"


  1. snide(Noun)

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

  2. snide(Adjective)


  3. snide(Adjective)

    Characterised by low cunning and sharp practise.

  4. snide(Adjective)

    Disparaging or derisive in an insinuative way.

    Don't make snide remarks to me.

  5. snide(Adjective)

    Tricky; deceptive; false; spurious; contemptible.

  6. Origin: From earlier snithe, from snith, from snithen, from sniþan, from snīþanan, from sneit-. More at snithe.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Snide(adj)

    tricky; deceptive; contemptible; as, a snide lawyer; snide goods

Anagrams of SNIDE

  1. dines

  2. denis, Denis

  3. nides

  4. Denis

Translations for SNIDE

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


sneering or critical in a sly, not open, manner

He made a snide remark about her relationship with the boss.

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