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snarl

 
Noun snarl has 3 senses
  1. snarl - a vicious angry growl
    --1 is a kind of
    utterance, vocalization
    Derived forms: verb snarl2, verb snarl1
  2. snarl - an angry vicious expression
    --2 is a kind of
    facial expression, facial gesture
    Derived form: verb snarl1
  3. tangle, snarl, maze - something jumbled or confused; "a tangle of government regulations"
    --3 is a kind of perplexity
    Derived forms: verb snarl4, verb snarl3
Verb snarl has 4 senses
  1. snap, snarl - utter in an angry, sharp, or abrupt tone; "The sales clerky snapped a reply at the angry customer"; "The guard snarled at us"
    --1 is one way to talk, speak, utter, mouth, verbalize, verbalise
    Derived forms: noun snarl2, noun snarl1
    Sample sentences:
    Sam and Sue snarl
    They snarl that there was a traffic accident
  2. snarl - make a snarling noise or move with a snarling noise; "Bullets snarled past us"
    --2 is one way to
    sound, go
    Derived form: noun snarl1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  3. entangle, tangle, mat, snarl - twist together or entwine into a confusing mass; "The child entangled the cord"
    --3 is one way to twist, twine, distort
    Antonyms: disentangle, unsnarl, straighten out
    Derived form: noun snarl3
    Sample sentence:
    They snarl their hair
  4. snarl, snarl up, embrangle - make more complicated or confused through entanglements
    --4 is one way to complicate, perplex
    Derived form: noun snarl3
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
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