snatch at

Definition of snatch at

  1. :  to grab or try to grab (something) quickly or eagerly He snatched at the money I held out to him before I could change my mind. —often used figuratively She was an ambitious person who snatched at every opportunity.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to attempt to seize something suddenly

    :  to take or grasp abruptly or hastily

    :  to seize or take suddenly without permission, ceremony, or right

  1. :  a brief period

    :  a brief, fragmentary, or hurried part :  bit

    :  a snatching at or of something

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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