HyperDic: snatcher

English > 2 senses of the word snatcher:
NOUNperson snatchera thief who grabs and runs
person snatcher, kidnapper, kidnaper, abductorsomeone who unlawfully seizes and detains a victim (usually for ransom)
snatcher > pronunciation
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English > snatcher: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA thief who grabs and runs.
Example"a purse snatcher"
Broaderthief, stealerA criminal who takes property belonging to someone else with the intention of keeping it or selling it
Verbssnatchto grasp hastily or eagerly
English > snatcher: 2 senses > noun 2, person
Meaningsomeone who unlawfully seizes and detains a victim (usually for ransom).
Synonymskidnapper, kidnaper, abductor
Narrowercrimp, crimpersomeone who tricks or coerces men into service as sailors / sailors or soldiers
shanghaier, seizerA kidnapper who drugs men and takes them for compulsory service aboard a ship
Broadercaptor, capturerA person who captures and holds people or animals
criminal, felon, crook, outlaw, malefactorsomeone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime
Spanishcapturador, raptora, raptor, secuestradora, secuestrador
Catalanraptor, segrestador
Verbssnatchtake away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom

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