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snipe hunt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. snipe hunt(noun)

    an elaborate practical joke in which the unsuspecting victim hunts a snipe and is typically left in the dark holding a bag and waiting for the snipe to run into it

    "in the South a snipe hunt is practically a rite of passage"


  1. snipe hunt(Noun)

    A prank in which a gullible victim is sent off on a fruitless search for a nonexistent item.

    Etymology: * snipe + hunt

  2. snipe hunt(Verb)

    To participate, as the gullible victim, in a snipe hunt.

    Etymology: * snipe + hunt


  1. Snipe hunt

    A snipe hunt is a type of practical joke that involves experienced people making fun of credulous newcomers by giving them an impossible or imaginary task. The snipe hunt may be assigned to a target as part of a process of hazing.

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How to say snipe hunt in sign language?

  1. snipehunt


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of snipe hunt in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of snipe hunt in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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Translations for snipe hunt

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  • Snipe jagtDanish
  • пойди туда, не знаю куда, принеси то, не знаю чтоRussian

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