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English noun: snapper

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

SamplesThe center fumbled the handoff.


Broader (hypernym)lineman

Domain categoryfootball, football game

2. snapper (food) flesh of any of various important food fishes of warm seas

Broader (hypernym)saltwater fish

Narrower (hyponym)red snapper

Part meronymChrysophrys auratus, snapper, snapper

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

Synonymscracker, cracker bonbon

Broader (hypernym)favor, favour, party favor, party favour

4. snapper (animal) Australian food fish having a pinkish body with blue spots

SynonymsChrysophrys auratus

Broader (hypernym)sparid, sparid fish

Part holonymsnapper

Member meronymChrysophrys, genus Chrysophrys

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

Broader (hypernym)food fish, percoid, percoid fish, percoidean

Narrower (hyponym)gray snapper, grey snapper, Lutjanus analis, Lutjanus apodus, Lutjanus blackfordi, Lutjanus griseus, mangrove snapper, mutton snapper, muttonfish, Ocyurus chrysurus, red snapper, schoolmaster, yellowtail, yellowtail snapper

Part holonymsnapper

Member meronymfamily Lutjanidae, Lutjanidae

6. snapper (animal) large-headed turtle with powerful hooked jaws found in or near water; prone to bite

SynonymsChelydra serpentina, common snapping turtle

Broader (hypernym)snapping turtle

Member meronymChelydra, genus Chelydra

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