Definitions For Snap


  • (American football) putting the ball in play by passing it (between the legs) to a back
  • The act of catching an object with the hands
  • The act of snapping the fingers; movement of a finger from the tip to the base of the thumb on the same hand
  • Any undertaking that is easy to do
  • A fastener used on clothing; fastens with a snapping sound
  • An informal photograph; usually made with a small hand-held camera
  • The tendency of a body to return to its original shape after it has been stretched or compressed
  • A sudden breaking
  • A sudden sharp noise
  • The noise produced by the rapid movement of a finger from the tip to the base of the thumb on the same hand
  • A crisp round cookie flavored with ginger
  • Tender green beans without strings that easily snap into sections
  • A spell of cold weather
  • A sudden, short, sharp sound caused by something breaking or moving into a new position
  • The act of snapping your fingers or the sound made when you snap your fingers
  • A device that fastens something by closing or locking with a short, sharp sound ; especially : a set of two metal or plastic pieces that fit tightly together when you press them


  • Break suddenly and abruptly, as under tension
  • Close with a snapping motion
  • Utter in an angry, sharp, or abrupt tone
  • Record on photographic film
  • Cause to make a snapping sound
  • Put in play with a snap
  • To grasp hastily or eagerly
  • Bring the jaws together
  • Separate or cause to separate abruptly
  • Lose control of one's emotions
  • Move or strike with a noise
  • Move with a snapping sound
  • Make a sharp sound
  • To break quickly with a short, sharp sound
  • To move into a specified position with a short, sharp sound
  • To close (something) with a fastener and especially with a snap
  • Done or made suddenly or without careful thought

Is Snap a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Snap is worth 6 points in Scrabble and 8 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Snap in a Sentence

  • The branch snapped and fell to the ground.
  • The earpiece of his glasses snapped off.
  • She snapped the twig in two.
  • I've trained the dog to come to me with a snap of my fingers.
  • The snap of the bracelet broke.
  • A snap course that even an idiot could pass

Synonyms for Snap

Antonyms for Snap

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