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snak·y

also snak·ey  (snā′kē)
adj. snak·i·er, snak·i·est
1. Relating to or characteristic of snakes.
2. Having the form or movement of a snake; serpentine: snaky vines.
3. Abounding with snakes.
4. Treacherous; sly: a snaky gambler.

snak′i·ly adv.
snak′i·ness n.

snaky

(ˈsneɪkɪ)
adj, snakier or snakiest
1. of or like a snake; sinuous
2. treacherous or insidious
3. infested with snakes
4. informal Austral and NZ angry or bad-tempered
ˈsnakily adv
ˈsnakiness n

snak•y

(ˈsneɪ ki)

adj. snak•i•er, snak•i•est.
1. of or pertaining to snakes.
2. infested with snakes: a snaky cave.
3. twisting, winding, or sinuous; serpentine: a snaky road.
4. treacherous or insidious.
5. entwined with or bearing a representation of snakes, as a ring.
[1560–70]
snak′i•ly, adv.
snak′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.snaky - resembling a serpent in form; "a serpentine wall"; "snaky ridges in the sand"
curved, curving - having or marked by a curve or smoothly rounded bend; "the curved tusks of a walrus"; "his curved lips suggested a smile but his eyes were hard"

snaky

adjective
Repeatedly curving in alternate directions:
Translations

snaky

[ˈsneɪkɪ] ADJserpentino, tortuoso

snaky

adj windingsschläng(e)lig; movementsschlangenartig
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