snap up

phrasal verb

Definition of snap up 

: to buy or take (something or someone) quickly or eagerly Shoppers came to the store to snap up bargains after the holidays. The company is hiring. When they see your work history, they'll snap you up!

Learn More about snap up

Statistics for snap up

Look-up Popularity

Comments on snap up

What made you want to look up snap up? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to make faulty or ineffective

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Find the Cousins

  • a-large-tree-with-many-branches
  • Which pair shares a common word ancestor?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!