He snatched up the phone.
To snatch at a rope.
To snatch a kiss.
He snatched a sandwich before catching the train.
He snatched a glimpse of her while her mother had her back turned.
The leftfielder makes a nice snatch to end the inning.
I heard a snatch of Mozart as I passed the open window.
An example of a snatch is a grabbing of the last marker in the box.
An example of a snatch is a 30-minute nap.
An example of to snatch is to reach out and grab the last cookie before anyone else can.
An example of to snatch is to kidnap a child.
Snatched at the lamp cord.
A snatch of dialogue.
To snatch some rest.
To sleep in snatches.
Snatches of gossip.
Origin of snatch
- Middle English snacchen
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition