She snatched her purse from the kitchen counter and stormed out the front door, past his duffel bags.
The Americans snatched draws against England and Slovenia to stay alive.
With that redefinition of patriotism, Obama snatched love of country from the greasy jowls of Rush Limbaugh and the crew.
Oatis was then snatched away, subjected to a show trial, and jailed.
They feel like their own childhoods were snatched away from them.
He is snatched from the ranks and embraced amidst the cheers of all observers.
And it was true I could have snatched the meat from her like a wolf, but because of my vow I would not.
The calves are snatched out and the "jimption is socked to 'em," as the boys express it.
People giggled, and she snatched her hand away, blushing furiously.
My memories swam like little fish that I snatched at, and sometimes they wriggled out of my grasp.
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'']