verb. ['ˈsnætʃ'] to grasp hastily or eagerly.
- snatch up
- swoop up
Words that Rhyme with Snatch
Example sentences of the word snatch
1. Verb, base form
The western fence lizard uses its tongue to snatch the insects off of the ground.
2. Noun, singular or mass
To perform a snatch, stand with feet slightly wider than shoulder-width apart and a kettlebell between your legs.
Quotes containing the word snatch
1. I'd like to get away from earth awhileAnd then come back to it and begin over.May no fate wilfully misunderstand meAnd half grant what I wish and snatch me awayNot to return. Earth's the right place for love:I don't know where it's likely to go better.
- Robert Frost, Birches
2. If you can control your behavior when everything around you is out of control, you can model for your children a valuable lesson in patience and understanding...and snatch an opportunity to shape character.
- Jane Clayson Johnson, I Am a Mother
3. If I’d stayed there, would I always have been happy? No, I suppose not. People move away, grow older, die, and the bright belief that there will be another marvelous thing around each corner fades. It is now or never; we must snatch at happiness as it flies.
- J.L. Carr, A Month in the Country
noun. ['ˈsnætʃ'] obscene terms for female genitals.
- female genital organ
- female genitals
- female genitalia
noun. ['ˈsnætʃ'] a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted overhead in one rapid motion.
verb. ['ˈsnætʃ'] take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom.
noun. ['ˈsnætʃ'] the act of catching an object with the hands.
- fair catch
- shoestring catch
- stand still
- let go of
noun. ['ˈsnætʃ'] a small fragment.
noun. ['ˈsnætʃ'] (law) the unlawful act of capturing and carrying away a person against their will and holding them in false imprisonment.
- get off