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To bid on an eBay auction minutes before it ends, hoping that others will not be able to place a higher bid in time.
Damn! I thought I won that item, but somebody sniped it!
by EJL December 10, 2003
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Navy slang for crewmen who work below decks especially in the engine room.
The world of the aircraft carrier is largely inhabited by snipes, deck apes, airdales, and zeros.
by MACV April 19, 2006
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1. to shoot something with great accuracy
2. to score a difficult point in a game/sport
1. When I was playing SOCOM, I sniped him from 500 yards away.
2. At our lacrosse game,I sniped that goal in the top shelf with 2 defenders on me.
by mike March 19, 2004
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An imaginary creature created to fool gullable people. Lots of times this prank is pulled on camp outs and is said you go on snipe hunts.
Camper 1: Hey lets go snipe hunting.
Camper 2: Whats a snipe?
Camper 1: You'll see.
by Jeremy H. 4/12/90 April 10, 2005
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a cigarette that you find (usually on the ground or in an ashtray) which can be a butt, half smoked, or in extremely rare cases brand new. If you bum it from somebody or buy it then it is not truly a snipe. Most of the time when you see a snipe from a distance it appears to be up to smoking standards. Only upon close inspection may you determine the smokability of the snipe. It takes true skill to be an effective sniper.
katy: Ooo, snipe!
steven: Sick i would never smoke that. You're gonna get herpes you dirty scag.
katy: So what i really need a cigarette!
steven: You're a fucking fiend.

Erin: John, let me get a ciggy.
John: I'm all out, but i seen some pretty good snipes in the ashtray at the gas station.

Kane: Damn, it looked like a perfect snipe at first, but it was all wet, and somebody stepped on it.
by donde esta la motah June 07, 2011
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To take a picture of an unsuspecting individual. Oftentimes pictures of funny-looking strangers.
"Kate, that guy's hat is so ridiculous, good thing I just sniped him"
by esk388 December 01, 2009
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Discarded stubs of cigars or cigarettes...
There are many snipes on the street.
by ians88 March 03, 2008
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