Definition of snippet
: a small part, piece, or thing; especially : a brief quotable passage
Examples of snippet in a Sentence
snippets from the author's newest novel
read them a snippet of his latest poem
Recent Examples of snippet from the Web
More than 100 readers share the duty, reading snippets as a camera provides close-ups of their faces.
This phenomenon, the official said, often results in people around the president hearing snippets of his internal monologue and taking it as gospel.
Musical.ly, which enables users to make videos backed by snippets from popular songs, plans to offer a twist by encouraging users to post personal responses to prompts in the show.
Ms. Kachalova sees it as a way to introduce children to contemporary Russian art in snippets.
Kidnapping, cross-dressing, and adultery combine in this madcap comedy, written by rearranging thousands of snippets cut from the plays of William Shakespeare into a new plot.
But as Allemana and engineer Schwab listen to one musical snippet after another, Freeman gets a bit frustrated.
Here are a few behind the scene snippets from our photo shoot with Tara this past winter.
Far Cry 5 Far Cry 5 appeared near the end of the press conference with a revealing snippet of actual gameplay.
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Origin and Etymology of snippet
First Known Use: 1664See Words from the same year
SNIPPET Defined for English Language Learners
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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