snapback

noun snap·back \ ˈsnap-ˌbak \
Updated on: 13 May 2018

Definition of snapback

1 : a football snap
2 : a sudden rebound or recovery
  • a snapback of prices on the stock exchange

Examples of snapback in a Sentence

  1. the doctor predicted a quick snapback for the rugged young soldier

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First Known Use of snapback

1887

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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snap back

verb

Definition of snap back

: to make a quick or vigorous recovery

Examples of snap back in a Sentence

  1. teenagers will often snap back remarkably quickly

  2. analysts hoped that the economy would snap back over the next few months

First Known Use of snap back

1945

in the meaning defined above

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