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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Someone who unlawfully seizes and detains a victim (usually for ransom); A thief who grabs and runs.

Usage examples (34)
  • A purse snatcher
  • The blood-red rosette of Nero entitled the snatcher of it to one hundred francs.
  • At age seventeen, I had a "crumb-snatcher" on the way.
  • "Feisty for a peace-loving body snatcher, aren't you?" for more
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