Associations to the word «Snake»

Pictures for the word «Snake»

Wiktionary

SNAKE, noun. A legless reptile of the sub-order Serpentes with a long, thin body and a fork-shaped tongue.
SNAKE, noun. A treacherous person.
SNAKE, noun. A tool for unclogging plumbing.
SNAKE, noun. A tool to aid cable pulling.
SNAKE, noun. (slang) A trouser snake; the penis.
SNAKE, verb. (intransitive) To follow or move in a winding route.
SNAKE, verb. (transitive) (Australia) (slang) To steal slyly.
SNAKE, verb. (transitive) To clean using a plumbing snake.
SNAKE, verb. (US) (informal) To drag or draw, as a snake from a hole; often with out.
SNAKE, verb. (nautical) To wind round spirally, as a large rope with a smaller, or with cord, the small rope lying in the spaces between the strands of the large one; to worm.
SNAKE, proper noun. (video games) An early computer game, later popular on mobile phones, in which the player attempts to manoeuvre a perpetually growing snake so as to collect food items and avoid colliding with walls or the snake's tail.
SNAKE CHARMER, noun. A performer who entertains crowds by performing tricks with dangerous snakes.
SNAKE CHARMERS, noun. Plural of snake charmer
SNAKE CHARMING, noun. The practice of hypnotising a snake by playing an instrument, the performance of which may also include handling the snakes or performing other seemingly dangerous acts.
SNAKE CUCUMBER, noun. Armenian cucumber
SNAKE EAGLE, noun. Any bird of prey in the Circaetinae subfamily, especially the Circaetus genus.
SNAKE EAGLES, noun. Plural of snake eagle
SNAKE EYES, noun. (gambling) (idiomatic) two ones, after rolling two dice.
SNAKE FRUIT, noun. (informal) The salak fruit (Salacca zalacca), a species of palm tree native to Indonesia.
SNAKE GOURD, noun. The vine Trichosanthes cucumerina, found across much of southern and southeastern Asia, from Pakistan to southern China to northern Australia.
SNAKE GOURD, noun. The long fruit of this vine, which is used as food, in medicine, and in crafting didgeridoos.
SNAKE GOURDS, noun. Plural of snake gourd
SNAKE GUN, noun. (AU) (informal) a small bore shotgun, or rifle firing rat shot, used to defend against snakes.
SNAKE HAWK, noun. The laughing falcon
SNAKE IN THE GRASS, noun. (idiomatic) A treacherous person.
SNAKE INDIAN, noun. (archaic) A member of the Northern Paiute, Bannock and Shoshone Native Americans.
SNAKE INDIANS, noun. Plural of Snake Indian
SNAKE MACKEREL, noun. Escolar
SNAKE OIL, noun. A traditional Chinese medicine used to treat joint pain.
SNAKE OIL, noun. A type of 19th-century patent medicine sold in the United States that claimed to contain snake fat, supposedly a Native American remedy for various ailments.
SNAKE OIL, noun. (idiomatic) A fraudulent, ineffective potion or nostrum; panacea.
SNAKE OIL, noun. (idiomatic) Any product with exaggerated marketing but questionable or unverifiable quality.
SNAKE OIL, verb. (slang) To dupe or con.
SNAKE PIT, noun. A pit filled with snakes.
SNAKE PIT, noun. Any institution (such as a school, prison, hospital, etc.) run in an inept or inhumane way, or full of hostile or treacherous people.
SNAKE PITS, noun. Plural of snake pit
SNAKE RAKE, noun. A lock-picking tool in the form of a thin, flat length of metal with a wavy section at one end designed to jostle the pins of a low quality lock into a position that allows the lock to be unlocked.
SNAKE RAKES, noun. Plural of snake rake

Dictionary definition

SNAKE, noun. Limbless scaly elongate reptile; some are venomous.
SNAKE, noun. A deceitful or treacherous person.
SNAKE, noun. A tributary of the Columbia River that rises in Wyoming and flows westward; discovered in 1805 by the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
SNAKE, noun. A long faint constellation in the southern hemisphere near the equator stretching between Virgo and Cancer.
SNAKE, noun. Something long, thin, and flexible that resembles a snake.
SNAKE, verb. Move smoothly and sinuously, like a snake.
SNAKE, verb. Form a snake-like pattern; "The river snakes through the valley".
SNAKE, verb. Move along a winding path; "The army snaked through the jungle".

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