He also now figures Obama to snatch close to 320 electoral votes.
In another change since his transit days, crooks now snatch cellphones, not gold chains.
If you're lucky you can snatch them for $32, but you have to be extraordinarily lucky as there are only 20 per performance.
In the race to snatch children from the tightening noose around the Warsaw ghetto, she must use all her wiles.
And if they can't get Katie, snatch Greta Van Susteren away from Fox News.
Couldn't get through these hot days if it weren't for the forty winks I snatch.
Our pleasures are but the stolen moments we can snatch from its inattention.
“Gie me that trash,” he said, making a snatch toward the necklace.
I might, unnoticed, of course, snatch a bun from its grasp now and then.
By turns each one of the company tried to snatch a raisin out of the flames, singing meanwhile.
early 13c., "make a sudden snap or bite" (at something), of uncertain origin; perhaps from an unrecorded Old English *snæccan or Middle Dutch snacken "to snatch, chatter." Cf. snack (n.). Meaning "lay hold of suddenly" is from early 14c.; especially "take from someone's hands" (1580s). Weight-lifting sense is attested from 1928. Related: Snatched; snatching.
c.1300, "a trap, snare," from snatch (v.). Meaning "a sudden grab" is from 1570s; that of "a small amount" is from 1590s. Sense in weight-lifting is from 1928. Vulgar slang sense of "vulva" is recorded from 1903; a much older venereal sense was "sexual intercourse quickly performed" (1580s).
To eat; gobble; scarf: We can think of a lot of places we would like to eat chocolate, snarf down a few burgers, and gawk at shiny cars
[1968+; in early 1980s computer slang, defined in the Hacker'sDictonary as''tosnarf,sometimeswiththeconnotation of absorbing, processing, or understanding'']