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    snatch

    snatch - Dictionary definition and meaning for word snatch

    Definition
    (noun) a small fragment
    Synonyms : bit
    Example Sentence
    • overheard snatches of their conversation
    Definition
    (noun) obscene terms for female genitals
    Synonyms : cunt , puss , pussy , slit , twat
    Definition
    (noun) (law) the unlawful act of capturing and carrying away a person against their will and holding them in false imprisonment
    Synonyms : kidnapping
    Definition
    (noun) a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted overhead in one rapid motion Definition
    (noun) the act of catching an object with the hands
    Synonyms : catch , grab , snap
    Example Sentence
    • Mays made the catch with his back to the plate
    • he made a grab for the ball before it landed
    • Martin's snatch at the bridle failed and the horse raced away
    • the infielder's snap and throw was a single motion
    Definition
    (verb) to grasp hastily or eagerly
    Synonyms : snap , snatch up
    Example Sentence
    • Before I could stop him the dog snatched the ham bone
    Definition
    (verb) to make grasping motions
    Example Sentence
    • the cat snatched at the butterflies
    Definition
    (verb) take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom
    Synonyms : abduct , kidnap , nobble
    Example Sentence
    • The industrialist's son was kidnapped
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