how to pronounce snip


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the above transcription of snip is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

snip is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of snip in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… just going to snip off the end and that …”

meanings of snip


  1. A share or portion; a snack.
  2. A vasectomy.
  3. A tailor.
  4. The act of snipping; cutting a small amount off of something.
  5. A single cut with scissors, clippers, or similar tool.
  6. A small amount of something; a pinch.
  7. Something acquired for a low price; a bargain.
  8. A small or weak person, especially a young one.
  9. An impertinent or mischievous person.


  1. To cut with short sharp actions, as with scissors.
  2. To reduce the price of a product, to create a snip.
  3. To break off; to snatch away.
  4. To circumcise.
  5. To remove the irrelevant parts of quotations in the reply message.

snip frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word snip occurs in english on average 1.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics snip can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that snip can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) life, nature, and living environment;

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