Definitions of snap

  1.   any undertaking that is easy to do marketing this product will be no picnic
  2.   separate or cause to separate abruptly The rope snapped tear the paper
  3.   football putting the ball in play by passing it between the legs to a back
  4.   cause to make a snapping sound of fingers
  5.   record on photographic film I photographed the scene of the accident
  6.   an informal photograph usually made with a small hand held camera my snapshots haven't been developed yet he tried to get unposed shots of his friends
  7.   as of tightly stretched ropes or fingers
  8.   break suddenly and abruptly as of something under tension The rope snapped
  9.   snap close with a sound The lock snapped shut
  10.   utter in an angry sharp or abrupt tone No she snapped' The guard snarled at us
  11.   put in play with a snap of a football
  12.   move with a snapping sound bullets snapped past us
  13.   tender green beans without strings that easily snap into sections
  14.   to grasp hastily or eagerly Before I could stop him the dog snatched the ham bone
  15.   American football putting the ball in play by passing it between the legs to a back the quarterback fumbled the snap
  16.   the act of catching an object with the hands Mays made the catch with his back to the plate he made a grab for the ball before it landed Martin's snatch at the bridle failed and the horse raced away
  17.   the act of snapping the fingers movement of a finger from the tip to the base of the thumb on the same hand he gave his fingers a snap
  18.   a fastener used on clothing fastens with a snapping sound children can manage snaps better than buttons
  19.   the tendency of a body to return to its original shape after it has been stretched or compressed the waistband had lost its snap
  20.   a sudden breaking
  21.   the noise produced by the rapid movement of a finger from the tip to the base of the thumb on the same hand servants appeared at the snap of his fingers
  22.   a crisp round cookie flavored with ginger
  23.   a spell of cold weather a cold snap in the middle of May
  24.   break suddenly and abruptly as under tension The rope snapped
  25.   utter in an angry sharp or abrupt tone The sales clerky snapped a reply at the angry customer The guard snarled at us
  26.   record on photographic film I photographed the scene of the accident She snapped a picture of the President
  27.   cause to make a snapping sound snap your fingers
  28.   put in play with a snap snap a football
  29.   lose control of one's emotions When she heard that she had not passed the exam she lost it completely When her baby died she snapped
  30.   move or strike with a noise he clicked on the light his arm was snapped forward
  31.   make a sharp sound his fingers snapped
  32.   To catch out sharply a batsman who has just snicked a bowled ball
  33.   Of the eyes to emit sudden brief sparkles like those of a snapping fire as sometimes in anger
  34.   Any task labor set of circumstances or the like that yields satisfactory results or gives pleasure with little trouble or effort as an easy course of study a job where work is light a bargain etc
  35.   A snap shot with a firearm
  36.   A snapshot
  37.   Something of no value as not worth a snap
  38.   Done performed made executed carried through or the like quickly and without deliberation as a snap judgment or decision a snap political convention
  39.   To break at once to break short as substances that are brittle
  40.   To strike to hit or to shut with a sharp sound
  41.   To bite or seize suddenly especially with the teeth
  42.   To break upon suddenly with sharp angry words to treat snappishly usually with up
  43.   To crack to cause to make a sharp cracking noise as to snap a whip
  44.   To project with a snap
  45.   To break short or at once to part asunder suddenly as a mast snaps a needle snaps
  46.   To give forth or produce a sharp cracking noise to crack as blazing firewood snaps
  47.   To make an effort to bite to aim to seize with the teeth to catch eagerly at anything often with at as a dog snapsat a passenger a fish snaps at the bait
  48.   To utter sharp harsh angry words often with at as to snap at a child
  49.   To miss fire as the gun snapped
  50.   A sudden breaking or rupture of any substance
  51.   A sudden eager bite a sudden seizing or effort to seize as with the teeth
  52.   A sudden sharp motion or blow as with the finger sprung from the thumb or the thumb from the finger
  53.   A sharp abrupt sound as that made by the crack of a whip as the snap of the trigger of a gun
  54.   A greedy fellow
  55.   That which is or may be snapped up something bitten off seized or obtained by a single quick movement hence a bite morsel or fragment a scrap
  56.   A sudden severe interval or spell applied to the weather as a cold snap
  57.   A small catch or fastening held or closed by means of a spring or one which closes with a snapping sound as the catch of a bracelet necklace clasp of a book etc
  58.   A snap beetle
  59.   A thin crisp cake usually small and flavored with ginger used chiefly in the plural
  60.   Briskness vigor energy decision
  61.   Any circumstance out of which money may be made or an advantage gained
  62.   To break off short to snatch at something suddenly especially with the teeth to produce a sharp sudden sound speak crossly or angrily miss fire said of a gun to flash to crackle
  63.   To break off short crack seize suddenly and unexpectedly as with the teeth to speak to sharply and angrily followed by up cause to make a sudden sharp sound as to snap the fingers
  64.   Act of seizing or breaking suddenly the sudden breaking of something stiff or tightly stretched a sudden sharp sound at the snap of a whip a spring lock or catch a suddent short period of severe weather as a cold snap colloquially energy or vim a kind of small thin crisp cake
  65.   Colloquially receiving or requiring little thought as a snap judgment a snap course of study
  66.   Snapped
  67.   Snapping
  68.   To break short or at once to bite or catch at suddenly to crack
  69.   To break short to try to bite pr p snapping pa t and pa p snapped
  70.   Act of snapping or the noise made by it a small catch or lock
  71.   Act or noise of snapping
  72.   To break short bite or catch at suddenly let fly as the lock of a gun crack
  73.   To break short try to bite crack
  74.   To strike press shut etc with a snap break suddenly with a cracking noise seize suddenly
  75.   To emit a sharp cracking sound
  76.   To part with a snap
  77.   A sharp quick sound sudden breaking sharp sudden closing as of a gun lock any fastening or the like that closes with a click
  78.   A sudden snatch as with the teeth
  79.   A brief spell as of cold weather
  80.   A sudden breaking or rupture of any substance a sudden eager bite or effort to bite a crack as of a whip a catch or small fastening a sudden turn of cold weather a small gingerbread cake
  81.   To break short or at once to strike with a sharp sound to catch at suddenly with the teeth to crack
  82.   To break short to part asunder suddenly to try to bite to catch To snap off to bite off suddenly To snap one up to treat with sharp words
  83.   To catch at or seize suddenly as with the teeth to break short or at once to try to seize to break without bending
  84.   A sudden eager bite a breaking short without bending a sharp noise as from the sudden breaking of a body a catch or small lock a small circular thin and crisp cake of gingerbread

Quotes of snap

  1. If you have a very good concept of your character you can snap into it – Sean Bean
  2. If we could only snap the fetters of the body that bind the feet of the soul we shall experience a great joy Then we shall not be miserable because of the body's sufferings We shall become free – Vinoba Bhave
  3. The second we see somebody on the street or meet someone we make snap judgments about them about who they are and why we wouldn't necessarily sit with them or why we would or what's cool or not cool – Max Cannon
  4. And the nice thing about writing a novel is you take your time you sit with the character sometimes nine years you look very deeply at a situation unlike in real life when we just kind of snap something out – Sandra Cisneros
  5. The one thing about Billie is he will snap and rip your head off if you point anything out at all other than how beautiful he is and how nice he looks today – Tre Cool
  6. Good roles are hard to come by and whether they're a few lines or a lead you snap 'em up when they come along – Charlie Hunnam
  7. I couldn't believe verse was supposed to be hard It was a snap for me I loved Shakespeare – Ted Lange
  8. To snap my fingers and let it go away Even if it takes the 3 000th hit with it just let it all go away – Rafael Palmeiro
  9. Of course I realize that photography is not the technical facility as much as it is the eye and this decision that one makes for the moment at which you are going to snap you know – Ben Shahn
  10. Number two we're going to play with a lot of effort Our guys are going to be in such good shape that fatigue is not going to be a problem We're going to play with full effort from snap to whistle on every play the entire game – Steve Spurrier
  11. So my idea of neurotic is spending too much time trying to correct a wrong When I feel that I'm doing that then I snap out of it – Gene Wilder

Usage examples for snap

  1. Had he known how to pray he would have begged that something might snap – The Ghost Ship by Richard Middleton
  2. As he spoke he closed his teeth with a savage snap – The Doctor A Tale Of The Rockies by Ralph Connor
  3. Snap goes our third thread and we end where we began said he – The Hound of the Baskervilles by A. Conan Doyle
  4. Jonah thought awhile and made up his mind with a snap – Jonah by Louis Stone
  5. Only she added Willie is likely to snap my head off for buttin' into his business – Jimmy Kirkland and the Plot for a Pennant by Hugh S. Fullerton
  6. “ I came to see if you would snap off my tail said he – Among the Pond People by Clara Dillingham Pierson
  7. But then he turned around and I saw a snap in his eye which told me that he was really angry just as much as I was but had learned to control his feelings better – Dawson Black: Retail Merchant by Harold Whitehead
  8. It seemed to Edna as she looked up that she had never seen Uncle Justus's eyebrows appear so shaggy nor his eyes snap so –  by
  9. Snap opened his mouth to speak but decided against it – Astounding Stories of Super-Science, March 1930 by Various
  10. Bend your head down and let me look at the snap – The Tin Soldier by Temple Bailey
  11. The final roll wound up with a quick snap – Under the Skylights by Henry Blake Fuller
  12. So snap your fingers at death as I do and she suited the action to the word and be happy while you may and when you're not happy wait till your turn comes round again – The Lady Of Blossholme by H. Rider Haggard
  13. They tell you with a high hand that they are as good as you that they can get twenty better places by the morrow and that they don't care a snap for your anger – Roughing it in the Bush by Susanna Moodie
  14. Why it won't snap round my wrist – The Master of the Ceremonies by George Manville Fenn
  15. “ I guess he set it down hard for all at once with a little snap it opened – Stories to Tell to Children by Sara Cone Bryant
  16. Snap I knew was trying to fool him – Astounding Stories of Super-Science April 1930 by Various
  17. The bride settled herself with needle and thread saying Now take Eliza to the bridge while the light is good she wants to snap shoot it – The Iron Trail by Rex Beach
  18. Why this sure is a great snap – Camp Fires of the Wolf Patrol by Alan Douglas
  19. “ I have maintained their constitution and do not worry them but if they go too far I snap my fingers at them or send them home – The Governments of Europe by Frederic Austin Ogg
  20. Think I'd be chasin' up an office boy snap if I did – Torchy by Sewell Ford

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