snap out


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snap out

To yell or shout something in a severe, caustic manner. You don't need to snap orders out at me like that. The student snapped out an answer out after the teacher asked her for a third time.
See also: out, snap

snap out

v.
1. To utter something abruptly or sharply: The sergeant snapped out a command. The coach snapped her orders out.
2. snap out of To recover suddenly from some mental state: Snap out of it! We have a job to do.
3. snap out of To rouse someone suddenly from some mental state: When he yelled, he snapped me out of my daydream. The magician snapped the audience volunteer out of the hypnotic state.
See also: out, snap