A word that reveals dismay or surprise depending on the context. Often replaces the use of the word 'shit' in a sentence or statement. Used increasingly during the 90's, can be seen used in the film Tommy Boy.
Holy Shnikes, I almost shit my pants.
word from the movie tommy boy, takes place of the word shit
"holy shnikes!" -Chris Farly
A variation of a curseword... also said as "shnikey" or "shnikies" when appropriate.
"I just got fired... shnike!"
A commonly used phrase in Cincinnati Suburbs,(ex. Loveland, Milford, Madiera) and has even been found to have been used in parts of Southeast Indiana (ex. Batesville, Oldenburg). A varient on an expletive with a similair spelling, although often used in other situations. Other spellings of the word include shnikies
, and shnikieys
Most Common Expressions: "Holy Shnikes Batman!" used in an intense situation
"Shnikes, That was Close" used in a close-call situation.
a way 2 swear with out actually saying a swear word. so yeah thats right u can say it in front of your mum.
Girl 1: BOO!!!!
Girl 2: Oh shnike, u scared me!
Fake/imitation Nike brand sneakers purchased off the internet.
I showed my friend these brand new Nike's I bought on Ebay and he said "Dude are you stupid-did you really pay money for these? They aren't Nikes, they're Shnikes"
Synonym to the word snap
, however different in that it's not used in the hip-hop culture. It can be used to describe 1. surprise 2. dismay 3. happiness.
First appearance: 1997, invented by two suburban elementary students: Jesse and Shawn.
1. Oh shnikes, you scared me!
2. Oh shnikes, I bombed that test.
3. Oh shnikes, I found $50!