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Word meaning snap

n. To break at once; to break short, as substances that are brittle.
n. To strike, to hit, or to shut, with a sharp sound.
n. To bite or seize suddenly, especially with the teeth.
n. To break upon suddenly with sharp, angry words; to treat snappishly; -- usually with up.
n. To crack; to cause to make a sharp, cracking noise; as, to snap a whip.
n. To project with a snap.
v. i. To break short, or at once; to part asunder suddenly; as, a mast snaps; a needle snaps.
v. i. To give forth, or produce, a sharp, cracking noise; to crack; as, blazing firewood snaps.
v. i. To make an effort to bite; to aim to seize with the teeth; to catch eagerly (at anything); -- often with at; as, a dog snapsat a passenger; a fish snaps at the bait.
v. i. To utter sharp, harsh, angry words; -- often with at; as, to snap at a child.
v. i. To miss fire; as, the gun snapped.
v. t. A sudden breaking or rupture of any substance.
v. t. A sudden, eager bite; a sudden seizing, or effort to seize, as with the teeth.
v. t. A sudden, sharp motion or blow, as with the finger sprung from the thumb, or the thumb from the finger.
v. t. A sharp, abrupt sound, as that made by the crack of a whip; as, the snap of the trigger of a gun.
v. t. A greedy fellow.
v. t. That which is, or may be, snapped up; something bitten off, seized, or obtained by a single quick movement; hence, a bite, morsel, or fragment; a scrap.
v. t. A sudden severe interval or spell; -- applied to the weather; as, a cold snap.
v. t. A small catch or fastening held or closed by means of a spring, or one which closes with a snapping sound, as the catch of a bracelet, necklace, clasp of a book, etc.
v. t. A snap beetle.
v. t. A thin, crisp cake, usually small, and flavored with ginger; -- used chiefly in the plural.
v. t. Briskness; vigor; energy; decision.
v. t. Any circumstance out of which money may be made or an advantage gained.

Crossword clues for snap

- ..., crackle, pop
- Break
- Break cleanly
- Break suddenly
- Break under pressure
- Break with a sharp cracking sound
- Camera output
- Card game
- Card game for children
- Crack
- Ditto!
- Fly off the handle
- Green bean
- Lose control of card game
- Metal fastener
- Not difficult
- Photo
- Photo (colloq)
- Photograph (abbr)
- Press stud
- Quick photo
- Simple card game
- Suddenly lose one's self-control


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