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snatch

noun

1 snatch

A small fragment:
— Overheard snatches of their conversation.

synonym: bit.

Roget 32: smallness etc. adj.; littleness etc. (small size) 193; tenuity; paucity; fewness etc. (small number) 103; meanness, ... show more

Polish: urywek, wyrywek



2 snatch

Obscene terms for female genitals.

synonyms: cunt, puss, pussy, slit, twat.

Dutch: flamoes, gleuf, kut, poes, pruim, schede, snede, snee, spleet, trut ... show more
Polish: cipa, dupa, picza, piczka, pinda, pipa, pizda, szpara

3 snatch

law The unlawful act of capturing and carrying away a person against their will and holding them in false imprisonment.

synonym: kidnapping.

Dutch: gijzeling, gijzelingsactie, ontvoering
Polish: porwanie, uprowadzenie

4 snatch

A weightlift in which the barbell is lifted overhead in one rapid motion.

Polish: rwanie

5 snatch

The act of catching an object with the hands:
— Martin's snatch at the bridle failed and the horse raced away.

synonyms: catch, grab, snap.

Dutch: graai, greep

verb

1 snatch

To grasp hastily or eagerly:
— Before I could stop him the dog snatched the ham bone.

synonyms: snap, snatch up.

Dutch: graaien

2 snatch

To make grasping motions.

3 snatch

Take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom.

synonyms: abduct, kidnap, nobble.

Roget 789: take, catch, hook, nab, bag, sack, pocket, put into one's pocket; receive; accept.    reap, crop, cull, ... show more

Dutch: kidnappen, ontvoeren


Moby thesaurus: abduce, abduct, abduction, abstract, and, annex, apprehension, appropriate, arrest, arrestation, badger, bag, bit, blackmail, bob, boost, borrow, butt, capture, carry away ... show more.

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