Meaning of snatcher in English:


Pronunciation /ˈsnatʃə/


See snatch

in combination ‘a bag-snatcher’
  • ‘Kamwala was a haven of criminals, pick-pockets, murderers and bag snatchers and it was a miracle for any one to board a bus without brushing shoulders with criminals or losing the goodies purchased for our old folks in the village.’
  • ‘Officers in Doncaster have also started Operation Arrow Two, a high-visibility street crime initiative, targeting known criminals, in particular bag and purse snatchers.’
  • ‘Electronic remote central locking and power windows in modern cars have many advantages against carjackers, bag snatchers, etc. but have people thought of the dangers?’
  • ‘The scheme is part of a campaign to bring people back to the parks, which in the past have provided hiding places for under-age drinkers, drug addicts, sex attackers and bag snatchers.’
  • ‘The carnival regularly attracts armies of purse snatchers and pickpockets who find easy prey among the revellers.’