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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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New England slang for a scavenged, partially smoked cigarette.
"Go swipe us some mouthwash and I'll gather up some snipes."
by franc63 February 12, 2011
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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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Discarded stubs of cigars or cigarettes...
There are many snipes on the street.
by ians88 March 03, 2008
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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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