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 snapping

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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Medicine definitions for snapping

snap
[ snăp ]

n.

A short sharp sound; a click. Used especially of cardiac sounds.
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