sniping

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

sniping

  1. Present participle of snipe.

Noun[edit]

sniping (plural snipings)

  1. A shooting from a concealed place.
    • 2009, G. Bingham Powell, Contemporary Democracies: Participation, Stability, and Violence
      Although the army later returned control to civilian authorities, deaths from election clashes and terrorist bombings and snipings continued to occur, and became more frequent in the late 1970s.