- quickly seize (something) in a rude or eager way；steal (something) or kidnap (someone) by seizing or grabbing suddenly
- an act of snatching or quickly seizing something；a short spell of doing something
noun: snatch, plural noun: snatches
- 1. quickly seize (something) in a rude or eager way she snatched a cookie from the plate a victory snatched from the jaws of defeat 同義詞
- ▪ steal (something) or kidnap (someone) by seizing or grabbing suddenly a mission to snatch Winston Churchill 同義詞
- ▪ hastily or ineffectually attempt to seize (something) she snatched at the handle
- ▪ quickly secure or obtain (something) when a chance presents itself we snatched a few hours' sleep 同義詞
- ▪ eagerly take or accept (an offer or opportunity) I snatched at the chance 同義詞
- 1. an act of snatching or quickly seizing something a quick snatch of breath
- ▪ a short spell of doing something brief snatches of sleep 同義詞
- ▪ a fragment of song or talk picking up snatches of conversation 同義詞
- ▪ informal a kidnapping or theft a bag snatch 同義詞
- 2. the rapid raising of a weight from the floor to above the head in one movement.
- 3. vulgar slang a woman's genitals.
- a group of police officers or soldiers detailed to seize troublemakers in a crowd.
- quickly seize (something) in a rude or eager way: she snatched a biscuit from the plate a victory snatched from the jaws of defeat
- an act of snatching or quickly seizing something: a quick snatch of breath