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noun as in turtle

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Each program generally has three scholarships allocated to kickers, punters, snappers.

We meet our snapper first as a whippersnapper—shot by who knows?

One afternoon at 5:30 p.m., we sit in the dining room as Doug briefs the staff about the evening special: Hawaiian pink snapper.

Just one freelance snapper was alert enough to photograph the royal cars as they rolled up to a back entrance of the hospital.

Samples claimed to be tuna and snapper had the highest fail rates, at 59 percent and 87 percent, respectively.

Only seven of 120 samples of “red snapper” purchased nationwide actually proved to be red snapper.

Sometimes it's Snapper and sometimes it's Klick; I don't know which is which, but one of them has adenoids.

At last Mr. Snapper could blow no more, and with profuse thanks we gathered ourselves, together and departed.

If she should ask her mother, a string of questions would ensue, with "No" for a snapper.

I suggested comfort in the idea of red snapper at Pensacola.

And yet Powell, if he will forgive me for saying so, was the merest whipper-snapper.


On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to snapper, such as: tortoise, chelonian, cooter, leatherback, loggerhead, and slowpoke.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.