noun, plural (especially collectively) snapper (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) snappers for 1, 2; snappers for 3–5.
any of several large marine food fishes of the family Lutjanidae.
any of various other fishes, as the bluefish, Pomatomus saltatrix.
snapping turtle.
Informal. a person in charge of a group of workers.
a tuft or knot of cotton, horsehair, hemp, etc., at the tip of a whip’s lash; cracker; popper.
noun (pl) -per, -pers
any large sharp-toothed percoid food fish of the family Lutjanidae of warm and tropical coastal regions See also red snapper
a sparid food fish, Chrysophrys auratus, of Australia and New Zealand, that has a pinkish body covered with blue spots
another name for bluefish, snapping turtle
a person or thing that snaps
(informal) a person who takes snapshots; photographer
(Irish, informal) a baby
snap on someone


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