snatch at

phrasal verb

snatched at; snatching at; snatches at
: 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.

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Cite this Entry

“Snatch at.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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