Snarl Snarl, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Snarled}; p. pr. & vvb. n. {Snarling}.] [Etymol. uncertain.] To form raised work upon the outer surface of (thin metal ware) by the repercussion of a snarling iron upon the inner surface. [1913 Webster]

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  • snarled — index complex, inextricable, labyrinthine, problematic Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • snarled — adjective tangled in knots or snarls a mass of knotted string snarled thread • Syn: ↑knotty, ↑snarly • Similar to: ↑tangled • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • snarled — Synonyms and related words: Byzantine, balled up, complex, complicated, confounded, confused, convoluted, crabbed, daedal, devious, disheveled, elaborate, embrangled, entangled, fouled up, implicated, intricate, involuted, involved, knotted,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • snarled — snÉ‘rl /snɑːl n. tangle, knot; complicated or confused situation; angry growl; irritated or hostile sound or remark, grumble v. growl angrily; make an irritated or hostile sound or remark, grumble; cause to become tangled; confuse, complicate;… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • snarled — slander …   Anagrams dictionary

  • snarled-up —  Entangled. Broken down …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • knotted snarled snarly — entangled entangled adj. 1. in a confused mass. Contrasted with {untangled}. [Narrower terms: {afoul(postnominal), foul, fouled}; {knotted, snarled, snarly}; {matted}; {rootbound}; {intertwined}] Syn: tangled. [WordNet 1.5] 2. deeply involved… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • slander — snarled …   Anagrams dictionary

  • snarl — [sna:l US sna:rl] v [Sense: 1 2; Date: 1500 1600; Origin: snar to snarl (1500 1600), from the sound.] [Sense: 3; Date: 1300 1400; Origin: snarl net for catching things (14 19 centuries), from SNARE1] 1.) if an animal snarls, it makes a low angry… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • snarl — [[t]snɑ͟ː(r)l[/t]] snarls, snarling, snarled 1) VERB When an animal snarls, it makes a fierce, rough sound in its throat while showing its teeth. He raced ahead up into the bush, barking and snarling... [V at n] The dogs snarled at the intruders …   English dictionary

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