We meet our snapper first as a whippersnapper—shot by who knows?
Samples claimed to be tuna and snapper had the highest fail rates, at 59 percent and 87 percent, respectively.
Spoon the melted butter over the herbs and serve the snapper directly from the skillet.
I like it equally with line-caught fish like salmon, snapper, and tuna.
But we had no intention of doing you any harm; and we treated you well after you went on board of the snapper.
If she is the snapper, what has become of the poor youngsters?
The effect of one bell was to reduce the speed of the snapper by one-half.
A side of fresh beef to-morrow and three dozen snapper on ice.
She is called the snapper, and she is a regular snapper at her business.
snapper and Klick are continually worrying me to have Baby taken.
"one who or that which snaps," 1570s, agent noun from snap (v.). Applied to various fishes since 1690s. Slang meaning "vagina" is by 2000. As a short form of snapping turtle (1784) it is recorded from 1872. Snappers "teeth" is attested from 1924.
The point or risible climax of a story or joke; punch line, zinger: With Neil Simon's vaudeville snappers what matters is that they come on schedule/ The final snapper was that Lubben never got his income tax paid by his ex-partners, either
[1857+; fr snapper, ''a cracker on the end of a whip,'' found by 1817]