- 2Cause (something) to make a sharp clicking sound: [with object and complement]: he placed the pen in the briefcase and snicked it shutMore example sentences
- The door snicked closed behind her with an awful finality.
- Carried thusly, they may be snicked off the belt clip in a heartbeat for use as a hand-held light, or instantly attached to a pistol.
- However, old salts may at first find themselves trying in vain to snick the safety on before holstering.
- 2.1 [no object] Make a sharp clicking sound: the bolt snicked into placeMore example sentences
- The safety snicked off, the only sound in the universe.
- It snicks on and off with a crisp snap, not too stiff, not too easy, just right.
- The blade snicks into place with all the precision found in a Swiss watch - and bank vault.
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- 1A small notch or cut: he had several shaving snicksMore example sentences
- It needs only a few snicks with a knife and a touch of green paint to convert a piece of dry mahogany bark into an ornamental fish, complete with the scales and tail-fin.
- 2A sharp click: he heard the snick of the latchMore example sentences
- The person inside reached up to release the seal ring on the neck of the pressure suit and with a sharp snick, the helmet came loose.
- The right thumb notched the spur back with the oily snick and click from a different century.
- She heard a labored snick and felt the brick move under her hand.
late 17th century: probably from obsolete snick or snee 'fight with knives'.
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