Definition of snippet noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈsnɪpɪt//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈsnɪpɪt//
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  1. 1a small piece of information or news Have you got any interesting snippets for me? a snippet of information
  2. 2a short piece of a conversation, piece of music, etc. synonym snatch, extract
  3. Extra examples I heard snippets of conversation. The article gave a few snippets from her forthcoming memoirs. The guidebook is full of interesting snippets of information. a snippet of conversation brief snippets of interviews snippets of dialogue from the TV show vocal snippets in the background of the song The radio programme featured a few snippets from the new album.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: snippet