a tangle, as of thread, hair, or wire.
a complicated or confused condition or matter:
a traffic snarl.
a knot in wood.
verb (used with object)
to bring into a tangled condition, as thread or hair.
to render complicated or confused:
The questions snarled him up.
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)
to become tangled; get into a tangle.
(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. (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.
verb (used without object) 1. to make a sudden effort to seize something, as with the hand; grab (usually followed by at). verb (used with object) 2. to seize by a sudden or hasty grasp: He snatched the old lady’s purse and ran. 3. to take, get, secure, etc., suddenly or hastily. 4. to rescue […]