A hurried or impetuous decision or finding, as in George was known for making snap judgments on personnel questions; he rarely bothered to investigate further. This expression, which uses snap in the sense of “quick,” was first recorded in 1841.
noun 1. a link with a latchlike opening through which another link or catch can be fitted.
adjective 1. removed or opened by snapping: a snap-off lid. verb (used without object), snapped, snapping. 1. to make a sudden, sharp, distinct sound; crack, as a whip; crackle. 2. to click, as a mechanism or the jaws or teeth coming together. 3. to move, strike, shut, catch, etc., with a sharp sound, as a […]
adjective 1. attached or fitting into place by means of a snap or with a pressing motion: snap-on bottle tops.
- Snap on someone
snap someone’s head off