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Definition of snap adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

snap

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//snæp//
 
; NAmE NAmE//snæp//
 
 
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[only before noun] made or done quickly and without careful thought or preparation It was a snap decision. They held a snap election. Word Origin late 15th cent. (in the senses ‘make a sudden audible bite’ and ‘quick sharp biting sound’): probably from Middle Dutch or Middle Low German snappen ‘seize’; partly imitative.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: snap