Snap - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- a spell of cold weather
- tender green beans without strings that easily snap into sections
- a crisp round cookie flavored with ginger (syn: gingersnap)
- the noise produced by the rapid movement of a finger from the tip to the base of the thumb on the same hand
- a sudden sharp noise (syn: crack, cracking)
- a sudden breaking
- an informal photograph; usually made with a small hand-held camera
- a fastener used on clothing; fastens with a snapping sound
- any undertaking that is easy to do
- the act of snapping the fingers; movement of a finger from the tip to the base of the thumb on the same hand
- (American football) putting the ball in play by passing it (between the legs) to a back
- separate or cause to separate abruptly (syn: bust, rupture, tear)
- break suddenly and abruptly, as under tension (syn: crack)
- move or strike with a noise (syn: click)
- close with a snapping motion
- make a sharp sound (syn: crack)
- move with a snapping sound
- put in play with a snap
- cause to make a snapping sound
- lose control of one's emotions
- bring the jaws together
- record on photographic film
The branch snapped and fell to the ground.
The earpiece of his glasses snapped off.
She snapped the twig in two.
The boy snapped the wing off his toy airplane.
The bent tree snapped back into an upright position.
I snapped the lid shut.
She snapped the pieces together.
She snapped her handbag shut.
I've trained the dog to come to me with a snap of my fingers.
The snap of the bracelet broke.
...a snap course that even an idiot could pass...
He shut the book with a snap and stood up.
I could obtain with the snap of my fingers anything I chose.
We had a bit of a snap with one another.
She felt the effects of the snap of winter last week.
present participle: snapping
past tense: snapped
past participle: snapped