snipe hunt

Definitions of snipe hunt
  1. noun
    an elaborate practical joke in which the unsuspecting victim hunts a snipe and is typically left in the dark holding a bag and waiting for the snipe to run into it
    “in the South a snipe hunt is practically a rite of passage”
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    type of:
    practical joke
    a prank or trick played on a person (especially one intended to make the victim appear foolish)
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