Definitions for grabber

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

grabgræb(v.; n.)grabbed, grab•bing

  1. (v.t.)to seize suddenly, eagerly, or roughly; snatch.

  2. to take illegal possession of; seize forcibly or unscrupulously:

    to grab land.

  3. to obtain and consume quickly:

    Let's grab a sandwich.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  4. Informal. to cause a reaction in; affect: to arouse the interest or excitement of.

    How does my idea grab you?

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Status (usage)

  5. (v.i.)to make a grasping or clutching motion.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  6. (of brakes, a clutch, etc.) to take hold suddenly or with a jolting motion.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  7. (n.)a sudden, eager grasp or snatch.

  8. seizure or acquisition by violent or unscrupulous means.

  9. something that is grabbed.

  10. a mechanical device for gripping objects.

  11. the capacity to hold or adhere.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Idioms for grab:

  1. up for grabs,available to whoever expends the necessary energy, money, or ingenuity first.

    Category: Idiom, Informal

Origin of grab:

1580–90; akin to MD, MLG grabben, Sw grabba


Princeton's WordNet

  1. grabber(noun)

    an unpleasant person who grabs inconsiderately


  1. grabber(Noun)

    One who, or that which, grabs .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Grabber(noun)

    one who seizes or grabs


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