Snide vs Spide - What's the difference?

snide | spide |


As nouns the difference between snide and spide

is that snide is an underhanded, tricky person given to sharp practise; a sharper; a beat while spide is (northern irish english|pejorative) a chav or smick.

As an adjective snide

is disparaging or derisive in an insinuative way.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

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.

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    Noun

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

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (Northern Irish English, pejorative) a chav or smick.
  • References

    *[http://www.thevacuum.org.uk/issues/issues0120/issue06/is06artwhaspi.html] A Belfast community newsletter *[http://www.bbc.co.uk/northernireland/gmhp/dictionary/dictionary_s.shtml] BBC list of Belfast slang

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