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Meaning of SNATCH

Pronunciation:  snatsh

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of catching an object with the hands; "Mays made the catch with his back to the plate"
  2. [n]  a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted overhead in one rapid motion
  3. [n]  (law) the unlawful act of capturing and carrying away a person against their will and holding them in false imprisonment
  4. [n]  obscene terms for female genitals
  5. [n]  a small fragment; "overheard snatches of their conversation"
  6. [v]  to make grasping motions; "the cat snatched at the butterflies"
  7. [v]  to grasp hastily or eagerly; "Before I could stop him the dog snatched the ham bone"
  8. [v]  of people

SNATCH is a 6 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: abduct, bit, catch, cunt, grab, kidnap, kidnapping, nobble, puss, pussy, slit, snap, snap, snatch up, twat
 See Also: capture, clutch, fair catch, female genital organ, female genitalia, female genitals, fragment, grab, impress, interception, interlock, interlocking, mesh, meshing, prehend, rebound, reception, seize, seizure, shanghai, shoestring catch, snaffle, snap up, swoop, swoop up, touch, touching, weightlifting



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Snatch\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Snatched}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Snatching}.] [OE. snachen, snechen; akin to D. snakken to
    gasp, to long (for), to desire. Cf. {Snack}, n., {Sneck}.]
    1. To take or seize hastily, abruptly, or without permission
       or ceremony; as, to snatch a loaf or a kiss.
             When half our knowledge we must snatch, not take.
    2. To seize and transport away; to rap. ``Snatch me to
       heaven.'' --Thomson.
    Syn: To twitch; pluck; grab; catch; grasp; gripe.
  2. \Snatch\, v. i.
    To attempt to seize something suddenly; to catch; -- often
    with at; as, to snatch at a rope.
  3. \Snatch\, n.
    1. A hasty catching or seizing; a grab; a catching at, or
       attempt to seize, suddenly.
    2. A short period of vigorous action; as, a snatch at weeding
       after a shower. --Tusser.
             They move by fits and snatches.       --Bp. Wilkins.
    3. A small piece, fragment, or quantity; a broken part; a
             We have often little snatches of sunshine.
             Leave me your snatches, and yield me a direct
             answer.                               --Shak.
  4. \Snatch\, n. [Cf. AS. sn[=i]?an to cut, to mow, sn?d a
    bite, bit snip.]
    The handle of a scythe; a snead. [Variously written in
    England {snead}, {sneed}, {sneath}, {sneeth}, {snathe}, etc.;
    in Scotland written {sned}.]