(third-person singular simple present gnasps, present participle gnasping, simple past and past participle gnasped)
From an alteration of gnast, with a meaning of snap. Compare also Low German gnaspern (“to gnash”). More at gnast.
Yes, I'd like to receive Word of the Day emails from YourDictionary.com
By continuing, you agree to our
Please set a username for yourself.
People will see it as Author Name with your public flash cards.