Snatch Definition

snăch
snatched, snatches, snatching
verb
snatched, snatches, snatching
To grasp or seize suddenly, eagerly, or without right, warning, etc.; grab.
Webster's New World
To try to grasp or seize a thing suddenly; grab (at)
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To accept or take advantage of a chance, etc. eagerly.
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To steal, especially quickly or with a sudden movement.
American Heritage
To remove abruptly or hastily.
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noun
The act of snatching; a grab.
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A brief period; short time or spell.
To sleep in snatches.
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An act of kidnapping.
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A small portion, esp. one that is incomplete or disconnected; fragment; bit.
Snatches of gossip.
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The vulva.
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Other Word Forms of Snatch

Noun

Singular:
snatch
Plural:
snatches

Origin of Snatch

  • Middle English snacchen

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Unknown

    From Wiktionary

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