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English noun: snick

1. snick (act) a small cut

Synonymsnick, notch

Broader (hypernym)cut, cutting

2. snick (act) a glancing contact with the ball off the edge of the cricket bat

Broader (hypernym)contact, physical contact

Part meronymcricket

English verb: snick

1. snick (contact) hit a glancing blow with the edge of the bat

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)hit

Domain categorycricket

2. snick (contact) cut slightly, with a razor

SamplesThe barber's knife nicked his cheek.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)cut

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