What does Snatched mean?
Definition, Use Cases, Examples

Snatched Meaning

Snatched means attractive, perfect, amazing. Snatched is an internet slang expression that conveys the someone is on point with their look.

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How is Snatched used? Use Cases & Examples

Originating in black drag culture, the slang expression snatched has entered mainstream slang to describe someone who fashionable and well-styled and amazing. Its use as a general positive adjective is also widespread.

Examples of how your teen might use the slang term snatched:

-Snatched for prom! Those lashes!

-eyebrows snatched af

-Huny, took her 3 hours to get ready. She better be snatched.

-That twist in The Crying Game snatched me bald!

How to Identify if your child is using the Snatched slang word

You might learn your child is using this slang term by chance when a text pops up on the phone screen. But while the slang term snatched is harmless, other teenage slang terms could indicate that your teen is talking about risky behaviors or communicating with potentially dangerous people.

Having a parental control app on your child’s phone will give you peace of mind by alerting you to your child’s exposure to risks encountered on their phone. With a parental control app installed on your child’s phone, you have the control to set alerts to help your teen avoid the pitfalls of predators, drug dealers, and other negative influences. Having the ability to vary the level of monitoring gives you the power to choose what is right for your child, and these levels can be adjusted easily at any time.

How to talk with your child about use of the Snatched slang word

Our culture seems to be obsessed with appearances, and social media only exacerbates the problem with kids feeling constant pressure to post selfies and try to look like the influencers they see online. When you hear your teens use slang terms such as snatched that refer to physical appearance, you can use this as an opportunity to help keep your teens grounded in real life.

Here are some conversation starters for talking with your teens about being mindful of reality vs. digital appearances:

  • Have you ever seen before-and-after photos of some of the models on that show?
  • Do you have friends who post selfies that look nothing like their appearance IRL?
  • Why do you think people crave attention and approval from strangers or people they barely know?
  • Do you think teens see their lives as a brand?

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