Translation of "snap" - English-Turkish dictionary


verb uk us /snæp/ (present participle snapping, past tense and past participle snapped)
BREAK [ I, T ]

If something long and thin snaps, it breaks making a short, loud sound, and if you snap it, you break it, making a short, loud sound.

aniden kopmak/koparmak
The twigs snapped as we walked on them.
snap (sth) open/shut/together, etc

to suddenly move to a particular position, making a short, loud noise, or to make something do this

şırak diye kapanmak/kapatmak
The suitcase snapped open and everything fell out.

to say something suddenly in an angry way

ters ters konuşmak, paylamak, azarlamak, terslemek
I was snapping at the children because I was tired.

to suddenly be unable to control a strong feeling, especially anger

kendini tutamamak, kendine hakim olamamak, birden parlamak; öfkesini dizginleyememek
She asked me to do the work again and I just snapped.
PHOTOGRAPH [ T ] informal

to take a photograph of someone or something

şipşak resim çekmek
Photographers snapped the Princess everywhere she went.

If an animal snaps, it tries to bite someone.

birden kapmak, ısırmaya çalışmak
The dog was barking and snapping at my ankles.
→ See also snap your fingers

(Translation of “snap verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)