A knot or complication of hair, thread, or the like, difficult to disentangle; entanglement; hence, intricate complication; embarrassing difficulty. (noun)
The act of snarling; a growl; a surly or peevish expression; an angry contention. (noun)
A growl, as of an angry or surly dog, or similar; grumbling sounds (noun)
To form raised work upon the outer surface of (thin metal ware) by the repercussion of a snarling iron upon the inner surface. (verb)
To entangle; to complicate; to involve in knots; as, to snarl a skein of thread. (verb)
To embarrass; to insnare. (verb)
To growl, as an angry or surly dog; to gnarl; to utter grumbling sounds. (verb)
To speak crossly; to talk in rude, surly terms. (verb)
Examples of word snarl
The intent of the snarl is to warn or frighten, and judgment is required to know when it should be used.
He bellied cautiously inside and was met by a warning snarl from the she-wolf.
The air-traffic snarl from the Icelandic volcano has transformed Spain's capital and its airport into Europe's unofficial hub, as travelers grow desperate to reach their destinations.
It appears that many of the commentors use â€œneoconservativeâ€ as somewhat of a portmanteau snarl-word: the issue at discussion is the extent the snarl aspect applies to or is caused by Jews, either as individuals or as a collective.
We're still very much in "snarl mode", but we have managed to find a picture of Blair looking at his equipment.