Top Definition
the verbal martial art of first opening someone up with a complement and then slapping them down. This figuratively represents the kinetically charged to and fro motion of an archery bow string . the technique is usually reserved for dinging narcissists and assholes.
John:"Sarah you sure are good at making love..."
Sarah:"I know."
John:" ... to the person you respect the most-yourself."
Sarah:"Don't you dare bowsnap me!"
#repartee #verbal offense #insults #put downs #witticism
by magunda August 18, 2013
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