Meaning of snapper

snap•per

Pronunciation: (snap'ur), [key]
— pl. -per, -pers -pers
  1. any of several large marine food fishes of the family Lutjanidae.
  2. any of various other fishes, as the bluefish, Pomatomus saltatrix.
  3. See
  4. a person in charge of a group of workers.
  5. a tuft or knot of cotton, horsehair, hemp, etc., at the tip of a whip's lash; cracker; popper.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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