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.
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
noun, Football: Older Use. 1. the center on the offensive team.
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 door, lid, or lock. 4. to break suddenly, especially with […]
noun 1. click beetle. snapping beetle noun 1. another name for the click beetle
noun 1. any common shrimp of the family Alphaeidae, distinguished by the snapping sound made by its enlarged claw.