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    Question What does "snap" or "snaps" actually mean?

    I always hear people say "snap" or "snaps" when they heard something cool, or awesome, especially people at the West coast, in the Bay area, what exactly does that mean, is it just equivalent to "cool"? Could you please explain it to me in a context? TIA.

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    Re: What does "snap" or "snaps" actually mean?

    Try here: Urban Dictionary

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    Re: What does "snap" or "snaps" actually mean?

    http://www.slangcity.com/email_archive/1_08_04.htm

    In addition to the site listed by Casiopea, the above site gives a bit of history as to how the "snap!" expression came to be. Essentially, it's a shortened form of "snappy comeback," meaning a particularly pithy remark meant to insult the recipient and amuse anyone else within earshot.

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    Re: What does "snap" or "snaps" actually mean?

    Excellent find, Ouisch.


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    Re: What does "snap" or "snaps" actually mean?

    Thanks guys very much...

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    Re: What does "snap" or "snaps" actually mean?

    You're most welcome, barrytelax.

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