- a sudden rebound or recovery.
- Football. snap(def 34).
Origin of snapback
1885–90, Americanism; noun use of verb phrase snap back
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- a sudden rebound or change in direction
Idioms and Phrases with snap back
Rebound from a setback, recover quickly, as in I think we'll snap back quickly from this business downturn. This idiom transfers the sudden release of tension on, for example, a branch to other kinds of recovery. [First half of 1900s]
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