snick


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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
References in classic literature ?
And tell them,' she said from the door, 'you were doubtful of being elected, but your auld mother had aye a mighty confidence they would snick you in.
There was a sharp snick as the electric light was turned on.
Hurree was no game- shot - the snick of a trigger made him change colour - but, as he himself would have said, he was 'fairly effeecient stalker', and he had raked the huge valley with a pair of cheap binoculars to some purpose.
The fringed lips drew back and up; the red tongue curled; the lower jaw dropped and dropped till you could see half-way down the hot gullet; and the gigantic dog-teeth stood clear to the pit of the gums till they rang together, upper and under, with the snick of steel-faced wards shooting home round the edges of a safe.
Then it grew louder, and suddenly there came from the window a sharp metallic snick.
Later Van Snick lwon the other bronze medal by defeating Argentina's Paula Pareto.
We couldn't find enough room in the stores for all the pictures we received," says Van Snick.
Now boasting the ripe old age of 27, Taylor has Pakistan wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal to thank as first a snick went begging through the slips and then an even more straightforward catch behind was fumbled when he was on eight.
Other footage did reportedly detect an incriminating snick.
However, just as England began to coast, Ben Hilfenhaus enduced a snick off Colly and Pietersen, on 69, badly miscued a pre-meditated sweep from wide of off-stump to Hauritz.
Five ensnaring deliveries of skipper Jenkins' spin failed to induce the error but with his sixth and final ball of the year, a snick to wicketkeeper Dave Taylor standing up produced the wicket to leave Bay winners by 38 runs.
Skipper Atherton was lucky to get away with a snick between wicket keeper and slip before he departed for seven, caught by Tendulkar from Prasad's bowling.