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Idioms for snap

Origin of snap

1485–95; < Dutch or Low German snappen to bite, seize

OTHER WORDS FROM snap

snap·less, adjectivesnap·pa·ble, adjectivesnap·ping·ly, adverb

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH snap

schnapps snaps
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British Dictionary definitions for snap at

See also snap up

Derived forms of snap

snapless, adjectivesnappable, adjective

Word Origin for snap

C15: from Middle Low German or Middle Dutch snappen to seize; related to Old Norse snapa to snuffle
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Medical definitions for snap at

snap
[ snăp ]

n.

A short sharp sound; a click. Used especially of cardiac sounds.
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Idioms and Phrases with snap at

snap at

Speak irritably or abruptly to someone, as in This teacher was always snapping at the children. This use of snap transfers an animal's sudden bite at something to a verbal attack. [Late 1500s]

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