American English

Definition of snap noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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    sharp noise
  1. 1[countable] a sudden sharp noise, especially one made by something closing or breaking She closed her purse with a snap. the snap of a twig
  2. card game
  3. 2Snap [uncountable] a card game in which players take turns to put cards down and try to be the first to call out “snap” when two similar cards are put down together
  4. fastener
  5. 3a type of button used for fastening clothes, consisting of two metal or plastic sections that can be pressed together
  6. in football
  7. 4a quick backward movement of the ball from the ground that begins a period of play
  8. cookie
  9. 5a hard sweet cookie ginger snaps see also cold snap
  10. Idioms
    be a snap (informal)
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    to be very easy to do This job's a snap.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: snap