Definition for SNATCH


  1. A hasty catch or seizing.
  2. A catching at or attempt to seize suddenly.
  3. A short fit of vigorous action; as, a snatch at weeding after a shower. – Tusser.
  4. A broken or interrupted action; a short fit or turn. They move by fits and snatches. – Wilkins. We have often little snatches of sunshine. – Spectator.
  5. A shuffling answer. [Little used.] – Shak.

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