English dictionary definition of:

snap


Noun

  • (American football) putting the ball in play by passing it (between the legs) to a back
  • the act of catching an object with the hands
  • the act of snapping the fingers; movement of a finger from the tip to the base of the thumb on the same hand
  • any undertaking that is easy to do
  • a fastener used on clothing; fastens with a snapping sound
  • an informal photograph; usually made with a small hand-held camera
  • the tendency of a body to return to its original shape after it has been stretched or compressed
  • a sudden breaking
  • a sudden sharp noise
  • the noise produced by the rapid movement of a finger from the tip to the base of the thumb on the same hand
  • a crisp round cookie flavored with ginger
  • tender green beans without strings that easily snap into sections
  • a spell of cold weather

Verb

  • break suddenly and abruptly, as under tension
  • close with a snapping motion
  • utter in an angry, sharp, or abrupt tone
  • record on photographic film
  • cause to make a snapping sound
  • put in play with a snap
  • to grasp hastily or eagerly
  • bring the jaws together
  • separate or cause to separate abruptly
  • lose control of one's emotions
  • move or strike with a noise
  • move with a snapping sound
  • make a sharp sound

Thesaurus

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Spellzone course content

View spelling list Starter Course: Unit 5: Section 1 and learn about the word snap in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit Starter course: Initial consonant blends.

Scrabble score for snap


Scrabble score = 6

generated at 18:41:47 on 17-10-19

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