1. [ noun ] (zoology) any of several large sharp-toothed marine food and sport fishes of the family Lutjanidae of mainly tropical coastal waters
Related terms: food_fish percoid_fish yellowtail gray_snapper red_snapper schoolmaster mutton_snapper Lutjanidae
2. [ noun ] (zoology) Australian food fish having a pinkish body with blue spots
Synonyms: Chrysophrys_auratus
Related terms: sparid Chrysophrys
3. [ noun ] a party favor consisting of a paper roll (usually containing candy or a small favor) that pops when pulled at both ends
Synonyms: cracker_bonbon cracker
Related terms: party_favor snap
4. [ noun ] (chemistry,food) flesh of any of various important food fishes of warm seas
Related terms: saltwater_fish red_snapper
5. [ noun ] (football) the person who plays center on the line of scrimmage and snaps the ball to the quarterback
Synonyms: center

"the center fumbled the handoff"

Related terms: lineman football
6. [ noun ] (zoology) large-headed turtle with powerful hooked jaws found in or near water; prone to bite
Synonyms: Chelydra_serpentina common_snapping_turtle
Related terms: snapping_turtle Chelydra
Similar spelling:   sniper