snatch

(redirected from snatchy)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • all
  • verb
  • noun

Synonyms for snatch

Synonyms for snatch

to grasp at (something) eagerly, forcibly, and abruptly with the jaws

to get hold of (something moving)

to take quick and forcible possession of

to take (another's property) without permission

to seize and detain (a person) unlawfully

the act of catching, especially a sudden taking and holding

Synonyms for snatch

a small fragment

Synonyms

Related Words

obscene terms for female genitals

(law) the unlawful act of capturing and carrying away a person against their will and holding them in false imprisonment

a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted overhead in one rapid motion

to grasp hastily or eagerly

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

References in periodicals archive ?
So it was with some anticipation I swung my leg over the MT-09, particularly since the original bike had poor suspension and snatchy fuelling, and this one had been fitted with cures.
The 1,131cc three-cylinder engine feels as brutal as the bike looks, to the extent that it's even a bit snatchy in the low revs.
All the latest 600cc sports bikes are great, yet there's always something that detracts from perfection - be it a notchy gearbox or snatchy fuel injection.
They were too snatchy to set anything up but they could count themselves very unlucky to lose David Hunt and Tom Warren from their back row by half time.
The gearlever suffers from a long throw and vague, snatchy action, but the handling is enjoyable enough, despite some body roll.
Once familiar with the snatchy clutch, there's marvellous enjoyment to be had from this car.