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noun snip·pet \ˈsni-pət\

Definition of snippet

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

Examples of snippet in a sentence

  1. snippets from the author's newest novel

  2. <read them a snippet of his latest poem>

Origin and Etymology of snippet

1snip


First Known Use: 1664


SNIPPET Defined for English Language Learners

snippet

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noun snip·pet \ˈsni-pət\

Definition of snippet for English Language Learners

  • : a small piece of information or news

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



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