We meet our snapper first as a whippersnapper—shot by who knows?
Samples claimed to be tuna and snapper had the highest fail rates, at 59 percent and 87 percent, respectively.
Spoon the melted butter over the herbs and serve the snapper directly from the skillet.
I like it equally with line-caught fish like salmon, snapper, and tuna.
But we had no intention of doing you any harm; and we treated you well after you went on board of the snapper.
A side of fresh beef to-morrow and three dozen snapper on ice.
The effect of one bell was to reduce the speed of the snapper by one-half.
snapper and Klick are continually worrying me to have Baby taken.
She is called the snapper, and she is a regular snapper at her business.
If she is the snapper, what has become of the poor youngsters?
"one who or that which snaps," 1570s, agent noun from snap (v.). Applied to various fishes since 1690s. Slang meaning "vagina" is by 2000. As a short form of snapping turtle (1784) it is recorded from 1872. Snappers "teeth" is attested from 1924.
To insult, esp publicly and in a sort of competitive way: After Ivey spent five minutes on stage snapping on a white man in the audience, they conducted snapping sessions to get contributions from professionals
[1990s+; the general sense is found by 1578, but the current use is probably not a survival]