1. a thief who grabs and runs

a purse snatcher

Derivationally related forms: ↑snatch
Hypernyms: ↑thief, ↑stealer
2. someone who unlawfully seizes and detains a victim (usually for ransom)
Syn: ↑kidnapper, ↑kidnaper, ↑abductor
Derivationally related forms: ↑snatch, ↑abduct (for: ↑abductor), ↑kidnap (for: ↑kidnaper), ↑kidnap (for: ↑kidnapper)
criminal, ↑felon, ↑crook, ↑outlaw, ↑malefactor, ↑captor, ↑capturer
Hyponyms: ↑crimp, ↑crimper, ↑shanghaier, ↑seizer

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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