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snide

 (snīd)
adj. snid·er, snid·est
1. Mocking or derogatory in a malicious or ironic way: snide comments.
2. Making or given to making snide remarks: a snide roommate.

[Origin unknown.]

snide′ly adv.
snide′ness n.

snide

(snaɪd)
adj
1. Also: snidey (of a remark, etc) maliciously derogatory; supercilious
2. counterfeit; sham
n
(Jewellery) slang sham jewellery
[C19: of unknown origin]
ˈsnidely adv
ˈsnideness n

snide

(snaɪd)
vb
dialect Northern English to fill or load

snide

(snaɪd)

adj. snid•er, snid•est.
derogatory in a nasty, insinuating manner: snide remarks.
[1860–65; orig. uncertain]
snide′ly, adv.
snide′ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.snide - expressive of contempt; "curled his lip in a supercilious smile"; "spoke in a sneering jeering manner"; "makes many a sharp comparison but never a mean or snide one"
uncomplimentary - tending to (or intended to) detract or disparage

snide

snidey
adjective nasty, sneering, malicious, mean, cynical, unkind, hurtful, sarcastic, disparaging, spiteful, insinuating, scornful, shrewish, ill-natured He made a snide comment about her weight.
Translations
لاذِع
jízlivý
spydig
meinlegur; fullur af dylgjum
aizmugurisksnicīgspaslepens
kırıcıküçültücü

snide

[snaɪd] ADJbajo, sarcástico

snide

[ˈsnaɪd] adj [comment, remark] → sarcastique, narquois(e)

snide

adjabfällig

snide

[snaɪd] adj (fam) → maligno/a

snide

(snaid) adjective
sneering or critical in a sly, not open, manner. He made a snide remark about her relationship with the boss.
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Altman's self-protective snideness toward my work demonstrates.
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It was hard, though, when she was struggling not to step in and fight her corner and, of course, there's always the snideness of `that's Tarbuck's daughter'but she overcame all that in her own way and she's flavour of the month at the moment.