Snatch in a sentence as a noun

Long arms are better for the snatch, worse for the clean and jerk.

I'll be waiting for these Korean companies to release their own version and then snatch it up for a cheap price.

They snatch the domain to encourage you to buy it from them, and if you don't, they delete the registration and get their money refunded.

This is the second time this week that I've seen a submission hit HN's frontpage that used their girlfriend to snatch votes, I seriously hope it doesn't become a trend.

Speaking of people density, guaranteed, no drone strikes in HK. Also, probably no movie-style snatch and grabs in HK. Aside from the tension that would cause in US/China foreign affairs, traffic would prevent that from happening most hours of the day.

But there's a perception that there are dirty perverts behind every corner ready to snatch your kid from you it's not so much of just a concern as much as a near-certainty.

Snatch in a sentence as a verb

If I snatch a candy bar out of your hand you were about to bite into, you feel that initial pang of loss but quickly your higher faculties regulates that emotion.

It condemns open source to be the provence of academics, the unemployed, those able to snatch free time away from their friends and familier, or those working at the largess of their corporate employers.

There seems to be a serious delusion that any engineer worth a damn will move to SV of their own volition, so the only reason to look outside is to try to snatch the top talent from the top schools elsewhere.

I think this is a unique observation that doesn't really scale to other platforms: Facebook is a giant sea of rubbish apps, and the goal is to snatch attention from someone scrolling through a whole pile of their friends' updates.

While it falls, someone radios you and says, "look, I'll snatch this couch out of the air with this really expensive-to-fly jet with grappling hooks I have, but afterwards you'll owe me 80% of what you make selling it or renting it to those weird antique museums".

Snatch definitions


a small fragment; "overheard snatches of their conversation"


obscene terms for female genitals

See also: cunt puss pussy slit twat


(law) the unlawful act of capturing and carrying away a person against their will and holding them in false imprisonment

See also: kidnapping


a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted overhead in one rapid motion


the act of catching an object with the hands; "Mays made the catch with his back to the plate"; "he made a grab for the ball before it landed"; "Martin's snatch at the bridle failed and the horse raced away"; "the infielder's snap and throw was a single motion"

See also: catch grab snap


to grasp hastily or eagerly; "Before I could stop him the dog snatched the ham bone"

See also: snap


to make grasping motions; "the cat snatched at the butterflies"


take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom; "The industrialist's son was kidnapped"

See also: kidnap nobble abduct