Definitionvagina. This term and others like it reflect, in men, a fear and/or loathing for the vagina: bite, biter, box with teeth, dark hole, delicate glutton, dumb glutton, eel-skinner, flycage, fool trap, growler, man trap, mangle, manhole, mark of the beast, mouse trap, nasty, pit mouth, prick skinner, rasp, rattlesnake canyon, snapper, snatch, snatch blatch, snatch box, suck-and-swallow; wastepipe. See vagina for synonyms. See vagina for synonyms.
See also: vagina dentata.
Etymology: Lawrence Paros. The Erotic Tongue (1984): ' Snatch was an illicit or mercenary copulation (l7thC.) before it got its present meaning. It eventually teamed up with scratch (which had become " money " c. 1930); and together they produced the immortal couplet: " No scratch, no snatch! "'
(1) Ronny Jackson (Bob Hope) to Carlotta Montay (Dorothy Lamour) in My Favorite Brunette (1947): ' A snatch job, hey? ' He's referring to a kidnapping but he's looking straight into Dot's eyes (without laughing).
(2)The Fool (Woody Allen) trying to open the Queen's (Lynn Redgrave) chastity belt in "Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex" *But Were Afraid to Ask* (1972): ' With most grievous dispatch I will open the latch and get to her snatch.'
2. When first coined, prior to the 16 th century, the term referred to a quick or illicit act of sexual intercourse. Quote: William Shakespeare. Titus Andronicus : ' Why, then, it seems some certain snatch or so I would serve your turns.'
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