Translation of snapper in Spanish:


tortuga mordedora, n.

Pronunciation /ˈsnapə//ˈsnæpər/


  • 1

    • 1.1Zoology

      tortuga mordedora feminine
      • Small hard-skinned fish such as snappers, grouper, breams and hind should be gutted and scaled on capture and kept in slurry.
      • The snapper is Canada's largest freshwater turtle. It can attain a shell length of 45 cm and weights exceeding 15 kg. Its serpentine neck, massive head, muscular legs, and relatively long tail make it seem even larger.
      • On the shallow reef shelter schools of humpbacked and bluelined snappers, oriental sweetlips and yet more fat, docile groupers.
      • This is a fantastic summer main course, served with a crunchy green salad on the side. Use a firm, flaky white fish such as snapper, cod or sea bass.
      • Common fish which can give ciguatera fish poisoning include groupers, barracudas, snappers, and mackerel.
      • The wrecks are home to a wide variety of corals and marine life including angelfish, barracudas, margates, sharks, snappers and turtles.

    • 1.2(fish)

      pargo masculine
      huachinango masculine Mexico

  • 2informal

    fotógrafo masculine
    fotógrafa feminine
    • Beside them, though, was a crowd of mobile phone-weilding snappers hoping for momentary fame as their grainy pictures were picked up by Sky or the BBC.
    • Digital cameras have revolutionised the world of photography, but many snappers are shocked when they realise just how much it costs to print those fabulous pictures of little Emily.
    • Five keen snappers received free photography tuition from a professional in a project supported by the Greater Woolwich neighbourhood renewal panel.
    • In the second show of Nunnnington Hall's spring and summer programme, the iconic photography of British snapper Terry O'Neill will be on view from May 1 to June 25.
    • In two years' time, the majority of holiday snappers will be wielding digital cameras.
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    (in US football)
    centro masculine
    • He is one of the league's best, and coach Bill Cowher doesn't believe in using a position player as a long snapper just to save a roster spot.
    • Happe also served as the Beaver's long snapper on punts and placekicks.
    • Rob Davis, the Packers' long snapper, is the first player from Shippensburg (Pa.) College to play in the NFL.