What is another word for snaps?

Pronunciation: [snˈaps] (IPA)

The word "snaps" has several synonyms that can be used interchangeably in different contexts. One synonym for "snaps" is "clicks," which is often used to describe the sound made by a camera or machine. "Pops" is another synonym that is commonly used in reference to the sound made by bursting bubbles or opening a can of soda. "Snaps" can also be replaced with "cracks" when describing the sound of breaking twigs or bones. Additionally, "snaps" can be substituted with "fastens" or "secures" when describing the action of closing or locking something in place.

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What are the hypernyms for Snaps?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    closure, fastener, fastening, Securing, closure system, securing apparatus, securing device, securing mechanism, securing method, securing system.

Usage examples for Snaps

The rain swept along in torrents; the wind in fitful gusts dashes the mountain stream in many a wayward shape, and snaps the stems of old trees in pieces; landslips and broken rocks impede the way; and yet that brave horse holds ever onward, now stretching to a fast gallop, now gathering himself to clear some foaming torrent, or some fragment of fallen timber.
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever
The Queen's servants come with stealthy feet, and Aglovale's sword snaps when he tries to prevent them from opening the door.
"Life and Writings of Maurice Maeterlinck"
Jethro Bithell
The world is full of young men whose objective is snaps.
"Dollars and Sense"
Col. Wm. C. Hunter

Famous quotes with Snaps

  • Well, I think we tried very hard not to be overconfident, because when you get overconfident, that's when something snaps up and bites you.
    Neil Armstrong
  • The prevalence of suicide, without doubt, is a test of height in civilization; it means that the population is winding up its nervous and intellectual system to the utmost point of tension and that sometimes it snaps.
    Havelock Ellis
  • When you get to your third millionth frequent flyer mile, I think something snaps in your brain.
    Jeff Foxworthy
  • We believe the ice sheet was not around all the time. It was only around during cool snaps of the climate.
    Kenneth Miller
  • The prevalence of suicide, without doubt, is a test of height in civilization; it means that the population is winding up its nervous and intellectual system to the utmost point of tension and that sometimes it snaps.
    Havelock Ellis

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