cold snap

Definition of cold snap

  1. :  a brief period of very cold weather

Word by Word Definitions

coldplay
  1. :  having or being a temperature that is uncomfortably low for humans

    :  having a relatively low temperature or one lower than normal or expected

    :  not heated: such as

  1. :  bodily sensation produced by loss or lack of heat

    :  a condition of low temperature

    :  cold weather

  1. :  with utter finality :  absolutely, completely

    :  abruptly

    :  without introduction or advance notice

snapplay
  1. :  to make a sudden closing of the jaws :  seize something sharply with the mouth

    :  to grasp at something eagerly :  make a pounce or snatch

    :  to utter sharp biting words :  bark out irritable or peevish retorts

  1. :  an abrupt closing (as of the mouth in biting or of scissors in cutting)

    :  a share of profits or booty

    :  something that brings quick and easy profit or advantage

  1. :  with a snap

  1. :  done, made, or carried through suddenly or without deliberation

    :  called or taken without prior warning

    :  fastening with a snap


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