Associations to the word «Snarled»

Pictures for the word «Snarled»


SNARL, noun. A knot or complication of hair, thread, or the like, difficult to disentangle; entanglement; hence, intricate complication; embarrassing difficulty.
SNARL, noun. The act of snarling; a growl; a surly or peevish expression; an angry contention.
SNARL, noun. A growl, as of an angry or surly dog, or similar; grumbling sounds
SNARL, verb. To form raised work upon the outer surface of (thin metal ware) by the repercussion of a snarling iron upon the inner surface.
SNARL, verb. To entangle; to complicate; to involve in knots.
SNARL, verb. To embarrass; to ensnare.
SNARL, verb. To growl, as an angry or surly dog; to gnarl; to utter grumbling sounds.
SNARL, verb. To speak crossly; to talk in rude, surly terms.
SNARL UP, verb. (transitive) to entangle
SNARL UP, verb. (intransitive) To become tangled; to become entangled
SNARL UP, verb. (transitive) To block (traffic); to cause (traffic) to be congested.
SNARL UP, verb. (intransitive) (of traffic) to become congested.
SNARL UP, verb. (transitive) To pit into disarray; contort; confuse; muddle up

Dictionary definition

SNARL, noun. A vicious angry growl.
SNARL, noun. An angry vicious expression.
SNARL, noun. Something jumbled or confused; "a tangle of government regulations".
SNARL, verb. Utter in an angry, sharp, or abrupt tone; "The sales clerk snapped a reply at the angry customer"; "The guard snarled at us".
SNARL, verb. Make a snarling noise or move with a snarling noise; "Bullets snarled past us".
SNARL, verb. Twist together or entwine into a confusing mass; "The child entangled the cord".
SNARL, verb. Make more complicated or confused through entanglements.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats