snippet


snip·pet

noun \ˈsni-pət\

: a small piece of information or news

: a small part of something (such as a piece of music, a conversation, etc.)

Full Definition of SNIPPET

:  a small part, piece, or thing; especially :  a brief quotable passage

Examples of SNIPPET

  1. snippets from the author's newest novel
  2. <read them a snippet of his latest poem>

Origin of SNIPPET

1snip
First Known Use: 1664

Rhymes with SNIPPET

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