snip (something) off of (something else)(redirected from snip something off of)
snip (something) off of (something else)
To sever something from something else with a quick, clean cut. I was so glad when Charlie finally snipped that disgusting rat-tail off of his head. Didn't he realize how repellant it looked? The man snuck into his neighbor's garden at night and snipped all the rosebuds off of the bushes.