Snarl



verb (used without object)
1.
to growl threateningly or viciously, especially with a raised upper lip to bare the teeth, as a dog.
2.
to speak in a surly or threatening manner suggestive of a dog’s snarl.
verb (used with object)
3.
to say by snarling:
to snarl a threat.
noun
4.
the act of snarling.
5.
a snarling sound or utterance.
noun
1.
a tangle, as of thread, hair, or wire.
2.
a complicated or confused condition or matter:
a traffic snarl.
3.
a knot in wood.
verb (used with object)
4.
to bring into a tangled condition, as thread or hair.
5.
to render complicated or confused:
The questions snarled him up.
6.
to raise or emboss, as parts of a thin metal vessel, by hammering on a tool (snarling iron) held against the inner surface of the vessel.
verb (used without object)
7.
to become tangled; get into a tangle.
verb
1.
(intransitive) (of an animal) to growl viciously, baring the teeth
2.
to speak or express (something) viciously or angrily
noun
3.
a vicious growl, utterance, or facial expression
4.
the act of snarling
noun
1.
a tangled mass of thread, hair, etc
2.
a complicated or confused state or situation
3.
a knot in wood
verb
4.
(often foll by up) to be, become, or make tangled or complicated
5.
(transitive) often foll by up. to confuse mentally
6.
(transitive) to flute or emboss (metal) by hammering on a tool held against the under surface

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  • Snarl-up

    noun 1. (informal, mainly Brit) a confusion, obstruction, or tangle, esp a traffic jam

  • Snarly

    adjective, snarlier, snarliest. 1. apt to snarl; easily irritated. adjective, snarlier, snarliest. 1. full of knotty snarls; tangled.



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