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NOUN (6)

1. (football) the person who plays center on the line of scrimmage and snaps the ball to the quarterback;
- Example: "the center fumbled the handoff"
[syn: center, snapper]

2. flesh of any of various important food fishes of warm seas;

3. a party favor consisting of a paper roll (usually containing candy or a small favor) that pops when pulled at both ends;
[syn: cracker, snapper, cracker bonbon]

4. Australian food fish having a pinkish body with blue spots;
[syn: snapper, Chrysophrys auratus]

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

6. large-headed turtle with powerful hooked jaws found in or near water; prone to bite;
[syn: common snapping turtle, snapper, Chelydra serpentina]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Snapper \Snap"per\, n. 1. One who, or that which, snaps; as, a snapper up of trifles; the snapper of a whip. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zool.) 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. [1913 Webster] Note: The red snapper (Lutjanus aya syn. Lutjanus Blackfordi) and the gray, or mangrove, snapper (Lutjanus griseus) are large and abundant species. The name is loosely applied to various other fishes, as the bluefish, the rosefish, the red grouper, etc. See Rosefish. [1913 Webster] 3. (Zool.) A snapping turtle; as, the alligator snapper. [1913 Webster] 4. (Zool.) The green woodpecker, or yaffle. [1913 Webster] 5. (Zool.) A snap beetle. [1913 Webster] 6. (Teleg.) A device with a flexible metal tongue for producing clicks like those of the sounder. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 7. A string bean. [Colloq., U. S.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Rosefish \Rose"fish`\, n. (Zool.) A large marine scorpaenoid food fish (Sebastes marinus) found on the northern coasts of Europe and America. called also red perch, hemdurgan, Norway haddok, and also, erroneously, snapper, bream, and bergylt. [1913 Webster] Note: When full grown it is usually bright rose-red or orange-red; the young are usually mottled with red and ducky brown. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

snapper n 1: (football) the person who plays center on the line of scrimmage and snaps the ball to the quarterback; "the center fumbled the handoff" [syn: center, snapper] 2: flesh of any of various important food fishes of warm seas 3: a party favor consisting of a paper roll (usually containing candy or a small favor) that pops when pulled at both ends [syn: cracker, snapper, cracker bonbon] 4: Australian food fish having a pinkish body with blue spots [syn: snapper, Chrysophrys auratus] 5: any of several large sharp-toothed marine food and sport fishes of the family Lutjanidae of mainly tropical coastal waters 6: large-headed turtle with powerful hooked jaws found in or near water; prone to bite [syn: common snapping turtle, snapper, Chelydra serpentina]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

25 Moby Thesaurus words for "snapper": Klaxon, blunder, boiler factory, boiler room, bull-roarer, bumble, catcall, cherry bomb, clack, clacker, clapper, cracker, cricket, firecracker, horn, lurch, noisemaker, rattle, rattlebox, siren, steam whistle, ticktack, whistle, whizgig, whizzer