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KK Pronunciation

〔 snæp 〕


〔 snæp 〕

Overview of noun snap

The noun snap has 13 senses

  • catch, grab, snatch, snap -- (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"; "the infielder's snap and throw was a single motion")

  • snap -- (a spell of cold weather; "a cold snap in the middle of May")

  • snap bean, snap -- (tender green beans without strings that easily snap into sections)

  • gingersnap, ginger snap, snap, ginger nut -- (a crisp round cookie flavored with ginger)

  • snap -- (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")

  • crack, cracking, snap -- (a sudden sharp noise; "the crack of a whip"; "he heard the cracking of the ice"; "he can hear the snap of a twig")

  • snap -- (a sudden breaking)

  • elasticity, snap -- (the tendency of a body to return to its original shape after it has been stretched or compressed; "the waistband had lost its snap")

  • snapshot, snap, shot -- (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")

  • snap, snap fastener, press stud -- (a fastener used on clothing; fastens with a snapping sound; "children can manage snaps better than buttons")

  • cinch, breeze, picnic, snap, duck soup, child's play, pushover, walkover, piece of cake -- (any undertaking that is easy to do; "marketing this product will be no picnic")

  • snap -- (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")

  • centering, snap -- ((American football) putting the ball in play by passing it (between the legs) to a back; "the quarterback fumbled the snap")

Overview of verb snap

The verb snap has 13 senses

  • snap, snarl -- (utter in an angry, sharp, or abrupt tone; "The sales clerk snapped a reply at the angry customer"; "The guard snarled at us")

  • tear, rupture, snap, bust -- (separate or cause to separate abruptly; "The rope snapped"; "tear the paper")

  • snap, crack -- (break suddenly and abruptly, as under tension; "The pipe snapped")

  • snap, click -- (move or strike with a noise; "he clicked on the light"; "his arm was snapped forward")

  • snap -- (close with a snapping motion; "The lock snapped shut")

  • snap, crack -- (make a sharp sound; "his fingers snapped")

  • snap -- (move with a snapping sound; "bullets snapped past us")

  • snatch, snatch up, snap -- (to grasp hastily or eagerly; "Before I could stop him the dog snatched the ham bone")

  • snap -- (put in play with a snap; "snap a football")

  • snap, click, flick -- (cause to make a snapping sound; "snap your fingers")

  • break down, lose it, snap -- (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")

  • snap -- (bring the jaws together; "he snapped indignantly")

  • photograph, snap, shoot -- (record on photographic film; "I photographed the scene of the accident"; "She snapped a picture of the President")