Snide vs Despicable - What's the difference?

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Snide is a related term of despicable.


As adjectives the difference between snide and despicable

is that snide is disparaging or derisive in an insinuative way while despicable is fit or deserving to be despised; contemptible; mean; vile; worthless.

As a noun snide

is an underhanded, tricky person given to sharp practise; a sharper; a beat.

snide

English

Adjective

(er)
  • Disparaging or derisive in an insinuative way.
  • Don't make snide remarks to me.
  • Tricky; deceptive; false; spurious; contemptible.
  • He was a snide lawyer.
    I received a shipment of snide goods.

    References

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An underhanded, tricky person given to sharp practise; a sharper; a beat.
  • Anagrams

    * * *

    despicable

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Fit or deserving to be despised; contemptible; mean; vile; worthless
  • Synonyms

    * (l) * mean * vile

    Antonyms

    * honorable