Meaning of “snippet” in the English Dictionary


"snippet" in English

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snippetnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈsnɪp.ɪt/ us /ˈsnɪp.ɪt/ informal

a small and often interesting piece of news, information, or conversation:

I heard an interesting snippet on the radio this morning.
I love listening to snippets of conversation in restaurants.

(Definition of “snippet” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"snippet" in American English

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snippetnoun [ C ]

us /ˈsnɪp·ɪt/

a small bit or part of something:

I’ll watch snippets of baseball games, but I just don’t have that much time to sit and watch the whole thing.

(Definition of “snippet” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)