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snap British & World English

Break suddenly and completely, typically with a sharp cracking sound

SNAP British & World English

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (a federal program providing people on low income with financial assistance to purchase food)

snap English Thesaurus

the safety rope snapped and Davis was sucked under the water

bite someone's head off British & World English

Reply sharply and brusquely to someone

snap-on British & World English

Denoting a cover or attachment that is attached or secured with a snap

cold snap British & World English

A sudden, brief spell of cold weather

snap bean British & World English

A bean of a variety grown for its edible pods

snap-brim British & World English

(Of a hat) with a brim that can be turned up and down at opposite sides

snap hook British & World English

A hook with a spring allowing the entrance but preventing the escape of a cord, link, etc.

snap-lock British & World English

Denoting a device or component which is fastened automatically when pushed into position

snap pea British & World English

Another term for sugar snap.

snap roll British & World English

A manoeuvre in which an aircraft makes a single quick revolution about its longitudinal axis while flying horizontally

brandy snap British & World English

A crisp rolled gingerbread wafer, usually filled with cream

Scotch snap British & World English

A rhythmic feature in which a dotted note is preceded by a stressed shorter note, characteristic of strathspeys

in a snap British & World English

In a moment; almost immediately

snap-action British & World English

Denoting a switch or relay that makes and breaks contact rapidly, whatever the speed of the activating mechanism

sugar snap British & World English

Mangetout, especially of a variety with thicker and more rounded pods

snap fastener British & World English

Another term for press stud.

snap out of British & World English

Get out of (a bad or unhappy mood) by a sudden effort

snap one's fingers British & World English

Make a sharp clicking sound by bending the last joint of the middle finger against the thumb and suddenly releasing it, typically in order to attract attention in a peremptory way or to accompany the beat of music

snap something up British & World English

Quickly and eagerly buy or secure something that is in short supply or being sold cheaply

in a snap in snap British & World English

In a moment; almost immediately

snap-in in snap-on British & World English

Denoting a cover or attachment that is attached or secured with a snap

snap out of in snap British & World English

Get out of (a bad or unhappy mood) by a sudden effort

snap something up in snap British & World English

Quickly and eagerly buy or secure something that is in short supply or being sold cheaply

snap link in snap hook British & World English

A hook with a spring allowing the entrance but preventing the escape of a cord, link, etc.

snap shot in snapshot British & World English

A shot in soccer or hockey taken quickly with little backlift

ginger nut British & World English

A hard ginger-flavoured biscuit

ginger snap in ginger nut British & World English

A hard ginger-flavoured biscuit

snap one's fingers in finger British & World English

Make a sharp clicking sound by bending the last joint of the middle finger against the thumb and suddenly releasing it, typically in order to attract attention in a peremptory way or to accompany the beat of music

bite someone's head off in head British & World English

Reply sharply and brusquely to someone

sugar snap pea in sugar snap British & World English

Mangetout, especially of a variety with thicker and more rounded pods

snap or click one's fingers in finger British & World English

Make a sharp clicking sound by bending the last joint of the middle finger against the thumb and suddenly releasing it, typically in order to attract attention in a peremptory way or to accompany the beat of music

snap out of it in snap English Thesaurus

you've had a bad time, and now you're snapping out of it

snap something up in snap English Thesaurus

people are snapping up bargains all over the place


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