verb (used without object)
to growl threateningly or viciously, especially with a raised upper lip to bare the teeth, as a dog.
to speak in a surly or threatening manner suggestive of a dog’s snarl.
verb (used with object)
to say by snarling:
to snarl a threat.
the act of snarling.
a snarling sound or utterance.
an animal or a person that snarls
(NZ, informal) a sausage
(intransitive) (of an animal) to growl viciously, baring the teeth
to speak or express (something) viciously or angrily
a vicious growl, utterance, or facial expression
the act of snarling
a tangled mass of thread, hair, etc
a complicated or confused state or situation
a knot in wood
(often foll by up) to be, become, or make tangled or complicated
(transitive) often foll by up. to confuse mentally
(transitive) to flute or emboss (metal) by hammering on a tool held against the under surface
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 […]
noun 1. (informal, mainly Brit) a confusion, obstruction, or tangle, esp a traffic jam
adjective, snarlier, snarliest. 1. apt to snarl; easily irritated. adjective, snarlier, snarliest. 1. full of knotty snarls; tangled.
noun 1. insolence; impertinence. verb (used without object) 2. to use abusive language; speak disrespectfully.