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Definitions for snapper
ˈsnæp ərsnap·per

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word snapper.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. center, snapper(noun)

    (football) the person who plays center on the line of scrimmage and snaps the ball to the quarterback

    "the center fumbled the handoff"

  2. snapper(noun)

    flesh of any of various important food fishes of warm seas

  3. cracker, snapper, cracker bonbon(noun)

    a party favor consisting of a paper roll (usually containing candy or a small favor) that pops when pulled at both ends

  4. snapper, Chrysophrys auratus(noun)

    Australian food fish having a pinkish body with blue spots

  5. snapper(noun)

    any of several large sharp-toothed marine food and sport fishes of the family Lutjanidae of mainly tropical coastal waters

  6. common snapping turtle, snapper, Chelydra serpentina(noun)

    large-headed turtle with powerful hooked jaws found in or near water; prone to bite


  1. snapper(Noun)

    Any of some 100 different species of fish.

  2. snapper(Noun)

    The fish Chrysophrys auratus, but usually the adult fish of that species, with the young instead called cockney then red bream then squire, before reaching adulthood. (Reference: Australian Fish and How to Catch Them, Richard Allan, 1990, ISBN 1-86302-674-6, page 309. And Snapper entry in An Encyclopedia of New Zealand, 1966 )

  3. snapper(Noun)

    Any of a family of percoid fishes , especially the red snapper

  4. snapper(Noun)

    A baby (a human baby).

    1993: The Snapper uE000239135uE001 title of novel and film by Roddy Doyle

  5. snapper(Noun)

    - the player who snaps the ball to start the play.

  6. snapper(Noun)

    Small, paper-wrapped item containing a minute quantity of explosive composition coated on small bits of sand, which explodes noisily when thrown onto a hard surface.

  7. snapper(Noun)

    One who takes snaps; a photographer.

  8. snapper(Noun)

    snapping turtle

Webster Dictionary

  1. Snapper(noun)

    one who, or that which, snaps; as, a snapper up of trifles; the snapper of a whip

  2. Snapper(noun)

    any one of several species of large sparoid food fishes of the genus Lutjanus, abundant on the southern coasts of the United States and on both coasts of tropical America

  3. Snapper(noun)

    a snapping turtle; as, the alligator snapper

  4. Snapper(noun)

    the green woodpecker, or yaffle

  5. Snapper(noun)

    a snap beetle


  1. Snapper

    Snappers are a family of perciform fish, Lutjanidae, mainly marine, but with some members inhabiting estuaries, feeding in freshwater. Some are important food fish. One of the best known is the red snapper. Snappers inhabit tropical and subtropical regions of all oceans. They can grow to about 1 m in length. Most feed on crustaceans or other fish, though a few are plankton-feeders. They can be kept in aquaria, but mostly grow too fast to be popular aquarium fish. They live at depths reaching 450 m. About 100 species are currently recognized, divided into about 16 genera. A large number of species have "snapper" in their common names; most but not all are Lutjanidae. Nearly all of the 60 or so species in genus Lutjanus have common names that include the word "snapper".

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. snapper

    A well-known fish of the Mesoprion tribe, highly valued as food in the West Indies and tropics generally.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of snapper in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of snapper in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of snapper in a Sentence

  1. Joana Carmo:

    Anisakis can infect salmon, herring, cod, mackerel, squids, halibut and red snapper.

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