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snide comment

A remark or comment that is particularly mocking, scornful, or derogatory. Savita was ecstatic over her acceptance to law school, but John's snide comment about her ability to succeed really undermined her confidence. Sarah always sits at the back of these team meetings making snide comments about whatever the boss is saying.
See also: comment, snide

snide remark

A remark or comment that is particularly mocking, scornful, or derogatory. Savita was ecstatic over her acceptance to law school, but John's snide remark about her ability to succeed really undermined her confidence. Sarah always sits at the back of these team meetings making snide remarks about whatever the boss is saying.
See also: remark, snide

snide remark

n. a caustic, haughty, or insulting remark. You’re really quick with the snide remark. Ever say anything nice to anybody?
See also: remark, snide
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I know verbal abuse hurts and these snide remarks are upsetting but, with any form of bullying, the key is not letting the bullies know they're getting to you.
I know verbal abuse hurts and these snide remarks are upsetting, but with any form of bullying the key is not to let the bullies know they're getting to you.
The 29-year-old South African, known for not hiding his feelings, said after his one-shot victory at the Nissan Open in Los Angeles: "There were a lot of very snide remarks.
Now that was a snide jibe if I've ever heard one, but I have to admit it was well disguised.
They are worse than a schoolyard full of immature boys, and maybe the boys would not be as bad as this lot, with all the snide remarks coming from each side.
He has got a snide side in real life that I really like-Film-maker QuentinTarantino on Tom Hanks.
I have heard some snide remarks that, at long last, the Jesuits of the United States have come out against abortion as a very bad thing.
Recently I have had the oddest experience of reading articles and occasional comments about Peter Martins's New York City Ballet--sometimes merely a snide phrase--that made me wonder whether I was living at the same time in the same town, or even in the same country, as these commentators.
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The book led to snide accusations of homosexuality in a particularly nasty review (by a critic who was himself homosexual), forcing Proust to challenge his fellow invert to a duel.
Down in League Two Classic Snide and Clarke JFC are both in the running to clinch promotion and take home the title, with both sides winning convincingly on Friday night.