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snick

 (snĭk)
v. snicked, snick·ing, snicks
v.tr.
1. To cut with short strokes; snip: snicked off a corner of the material.
2. To make a small cut in; nick.
3. To cause (something) to click: I snicked the door shut.
v.intr.
1. To snip: snicked with the shears.
2. To make a nick or nicks.
3. To click: The latch snicked open.
n.
1. A cut made by snicking.
2. A clicking sound: "I heard a little snick and a flashlight came on" (Anthony Hyde).

[Origin unknown.]

snick

(snɪk)
n
1. a small cut; notch
2. (Textiles) a knot in thread, etc
3. (Cricket) cricket
a. a glancing blow off the edge of the bat
b. the ball so hit
vb (tr)
4. to cut a small corner or notch in (material, etc)
5. (Cricket) cricket to hit (the ball) with a snick
[C18: probably of Scandinavian origin; compare Old Norse snikka to whittle, Swedish snicka]

snick

(snɪk)

v.t.
1. to cut, snip, or nick.
2. to strike sharply: He snicked the ball with his cue.
3. to snap or click (a gun, trigger, etc.).
v.i.
4. to click.
n.
5. a small cut; nick.
6. a click.
[1550–60; orig. uncertain; compare Scots sneck to cut off]

snick


Past participle: snicked
Gerund: snicking

Imperative
snick
snick
Present
I snick
you snick
he/she/it snicks
we snick
you snick
they snick
Preterite
I snicked
you snicked
he/she/it snicked
we snicked
you snicked
they snicked
Present Continuous
I am snicking
you are snicking
he/she/it is snicking
we are snicking
you are snicking
they are snicking
Present Perfect
I have snicked
you have snicked
he/she/it has snicked
we have snicked
you have snicked
they have snicked
Past Continuous
I was snicking
you were snicking
he/she/it was snicking
we were snicking
you were snicking
they were snicking
Past Perfect
I had snicked
you had snicked
he/she/it had snicked
we had snicked
you had snicked
they had snicked
Future
I will snick
you will snick
he/she/it will snick
we will snick
you will snick
they will snick
Future Perfect
I will have snicked
you will have snicked
he/she/it will have snicked
we will have snicked
you will have snicked
they will have snicked
Future Continuous
I will be snicking
you will be snicking
he/she/it will be snicking
we will be snicking
you will be snicking
they will be snicking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been snicking
you have been snicking
he/she/it has been snicking
we have been snicking
you have been snicking
they have been snicking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been snicking
you will have been snicking
he/she/it will have been snicking
we will have been snicking
you will have been snicking
they will have been snicking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been snicking
you had been snicking
he/she/it had been snicking
we had been snicking
you had been snicking
they had been snicking
Conditional
I would snick
you would snick
he/she/it would snick
we would snick
you would snick
they would snick
Past Conditional
I would have snicked
you would have snicked
he/she/it would have snicked
we would have snicked
you would have snicked
they would have snicked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.snick - a small cut
cutting, cut - the act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge; "his cut in the lining revealed the hidden jewels"
2.snick - a glancing contact with the ball off the edge of the cricket bat
physical contact, contact - the act of touching physically; "her fingers came in contact with the light switch"
cricket - a game played with a ball and bat by two teams of 11 players; teams take turns trying to score runs
Verb1.snick - hit a glancing blow with the edge of the bat
cricket - a game played with a ball and bat by two teams of 11 players; teams take turns trying to score runs
hit - cause to move by striking; "hit a ball"
2.snick - cut slightly, with a razor; "The barber's knife nicked his cheek"
cut - separate with or as if with an instrument; "Cut the rope"
Translations

snick

[snɪk]
A. N
1. (= cut) → corte m, tijeretada f
2. (Sport) → toque m ligero
B. VT
1. (= cut) → cortar (un poco), tijeretear
to snick sth offcortar algo con un movimiento rápido
2. (Sport) [+ ball] → desviar ligeramente

snick

n (= small cut)Kerbe f
vt (with razor) → schneiden; (with knife) → schnitzen; (with tweezers) → zupfen; (Cricket) ballauf Kante schlagen
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