Examples of snide in a Sentence
a snide trick to get the old woman to sell her antiques for practically nothing
some small-time crook who was selling snide gems to gullible tourists
Recent Examples of snide from the Web
The younger Riddell sat in the back of the room during the meeting, video recording the proceeding and making snide comments.
Addison (remember her?!) raises her hand to make a snide comment about Aria, Ezra, and Nicole, and then mutters something about Ali under her breath.
Note: Anybody who watches Food Network knows that that last line was a snide joke.
Rush Limbaugh, like Franken’s Indecision 1992 Comedy Central special, predated The Daily Show both in its tone and style: snide and smart, with an emphasis on digging through archives for damning material.
Indecision 1992 Comedy Central special, predated The Daily Show both in its tone and style: snide and smart, with an emphasis on digging through archives for damning material.
Otherwise, politics remains a distant subject, one that becomes compelling only when Jack Davenport appears as a snide, cold blooded mid-level British diplomat, Sir Alistair.
The former governor also generated some snide commentary on this YouTube moment from The Atlantic’s Andrew Sullivan.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'snide.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
Origin and Etymology of snide
First Known Use: circa 1859See Words from the same year
SNIDE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of snide for English Language Learners
: unkind or insulting in an indirect way
SNIDE Defined for Kids
Definition of snide for Students
: unkind or insulting in an indirect way snide remarks
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up snide? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).