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snarl 1

 (snärl)
v. snarled, snarl·ing, snarls
v.intr.
1. To growl viciously while baring the teeth.
2. To speak angrily or threateningly.
v.tr.
To utter with anger or hostility: snarled a retort.
n.
1. A vicious growl.
2. A vicious, hostile utterance.

[Frequentative of obsolete snar, perhaps from Dutch or Low German snarren, to rattle, probably of imitative origin.]

snarl′er n.
snarl′ing·ly adv.
snarl′y adj.

snarl 2

 (snärl)
n.
1. A tangled mass, as of hair or yarn.
2. A confused, complicated, or tangled situation: a traffic snarl.
v. snarled, snarl·ing, snarls
v.intr.
To become tangled or confused.
v.tr.
1. To tangle or knot (hair, for example).
2. To confuse or complicate: Snow snarled the morning commute.

[Middle English snarle, trap, probably diminutive of snare; see snare1.]

snarl′er n.
snarl′y adj.
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snarl

(snɑːl)
vb
1. (Zoology) (intr) (of an animal) to growl viciously, baring the teeth
2. to speak or express (something) viciously or angrily
n
3. a vicious growl, utterance, or facial expression
4. the act of snarling
[C16: of Germanic origin; compare Middle Low German snarren, Middle Dutch snarren to drone]
ˈsnarling adj
ˈsnarlingly adv
ˈsnarly adj

snarl

(snɑːl)
n
1. a tangled mass of thread, hair, etc
2. a complicated or confused state or situation
3. (Forestry) a knot in wood
vb
4. (often foll by up) to be, become, or make tangled or complicated
5. (often foll by: up) to confuse mentally
6. (Art Terms) (tr) to flute or emboss (metal) by hammering on a tool held against the under surface
[C14: of Scandinavian origin; compare Old Swedish snarel noose, Old Norse snara snare1]
ˈsnarler n
ˈsnarly adj
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snarl1

(snɑrl)

v.i.
1. to growl angrily or viciously, esp. with the teeth bared, as a dog.
2. to speak in a sharp, angry, or quarrelsome manner.
v.t.
3. to say by snarling: to snarl a threat.
n.
4. the act of snarling.
5. a snarling sound or utterance.
[1580–90; earlier snarle= obsolete snar to snarl (c. Middle Low German, Middle High German snarren) + -le]
snarl′er, n.
snarl′y, adj. snarl•i•er, snarl•i•est.

snarl2

(snɑrl)

n.
1. a tangle, as of thread or hair.
2. a complicated or confused condition or matter: a traffic snarl.
3. a knot in wood.
v.t.
4. to bring into a tangled condition, as thread or hair.
5. to render complicated or confused: The questions snarled him up.
v.i.
6. to become tangled or confused.
[1350–1400; Middle English snarle snare, perhaps = snare1 + -le]
snarl′y, adj. snarl•i•er, snarl•i•est.
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snarl


Past participle: snarled
Gerund: snarling

Imperative
snarl
snarl
Present
I snarl
you snarl
he/she/it snarls
we snarl
you snarl
they snarl
Preterite
I snarled
you snarled
he/she/it snarled
we snarled
you snarled
they snarled
Present Continuous
I am snarling
you are snarling
he/she/it is snarling
we are snarling
you are snarling
they are snarling
Present Perfect
I have snarled
you have snarled
he/she/it has snarled
we have snarled
you have snarled
they have snarled
Past Continuous
I was snarling
you were snarling
he/she/it was snarling
we were snarling
you were snarling
they were snarling
Past Perfect
I had snarled
you had snarled
he/she/it had snarled
we had snarled
you had snarled
they had snarled
Future
I will snarl
you will snarl
he/she/it will snarl
we will snarl
you will snarl
they will snarl
Future Perfect
I will have snarled
you will have snarled
he/she/it will have snarled
we will have snarled
you will have snarled
they will have snarled
Future Continuous
I will be snarling
you will be snarling
he/she/it will be snarling
we will be snarling
you will be snarling
they will be snarling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been snarling
you have been snarling
he/she/it has been snarling
we have been snarling
you have been snarling
they have been snarling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been snarling
you will have been snarling
he/she/it will have been snarling
we will have been snarling
you will have been snarling
they will have been snarling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been snarling
you had been snarling
he/she/it had been snarling
we had been snarling
you had been snarling
they had been snarling
Conditional
I would snarl
you would snarl
he/she/it would snarl
we would snarl
you would snarl
they would snarl
Past Conditional
I would have snarled
you would have snarled
he/she/it would have snarled
we would have snarled
you would have snarled
they would have snarled
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.snarl - a vicious angry growlsnarl - a vicious angry growl    
utterance, vocalization - the use of uttered sounds for auditory communication
2.snarl - an angry vicious expression
facial expression, facial gesture - a gesture executed with the facial muscles
3.snarl - something jumbled or confused; "a tangle of government regulations"
perplexity - trouble or confusion resulting from complexity
Verb1.snarl - utter in an angry, sharp, or abrupt tone; "The sales clerk snapped a reply at the angry customer"; "The guard snarled at us"
mouth, speak, talk, verbalise, verbalize, utter - express in speech; "She talks a lot of nonsense"; "This depressed patient does not verbalize"
2.snarl - make a snarling noise or move with a snarling noise; "Bullets snarled past us"
sound, go - make a certain noise or sound; "She went `Mmmmm'"; "The gun went `bang'"
3.snarl - twist together or entwine into a confusing masssnarl - twist together or entwine into a confusing mass; "The child entangled the cord"
distort, twine, twist - form into a spiral shape; "The cord is all twisted"
felt - mat together and make felt-like; "felt the wool"
enmesh, ensnarl, mesh - entangle or catch in (or as if in) a mesh
unsnarl, disentangle, straighten out - extricate from entanglement; "Can you disentangle the cord?"
4.snarl - make more complicated or confused through entanglements
complicate, perplex - make more complicated; "There was a new development that complicated the matter"
snafu - cause to be in a state of complete confusion
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

snarl

1
verb
1. growl, show your teeth (of an animal) The dogs snarled at the intruders.
2. snap, bark, lash out, speak angrily, jump down someone's throat, speak roughly `Call that a good performance?' he snarled.

snarl

2
noun tangle, mass, twist, web, knot, jungle, mat, coil, mesh, ravel, entanglement a snarl of logs and branches
snarl something up tangle, complicate, muddle, embroil, entangle, entwine, ravel, enmesh The row snarled up the work of the commission. The group had succeeded in snarling up rush-hour traffic throughout the country.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

snarl 1

verb
To speak abruptly and sharply:
Idioms: bite someone's head off, snap someone's head off.

snarl 2

noun
Something that is intricately and often bewilderingly complex:
verb
1. To twist together so that separation is difficult:
2. To make complex, intricate, or perplexing:
3. To put into total disorder:
Slang: snafu.
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Translations
زَمْجَرَهيُزَمْجِرُيَهرُّ، يُزَمْجِرُ
vrčetvrčení
knurreknurrensnerre
muristasotkeaärähtääärinääristä
režati
rávicsorogvicsorgásvicsorog
urrurra og sÿna tennurnar
歯をむきだしてうなる
으르렁거리다
atņirgt zobusņurdēšanarūkšanarūkt
odburkiwaćodwarkiwaćwarczećwarknąćzaplątywać się
renčanjerenčati
morra
ขู่คำราม
hırlamakhırlama
gầm gừ

snarl

1 [snɑːl]
A. N (= noise) → gruñido m
he said with a snarldijo gruñendo
B. VI [dog, lion] → gruñir
to snarl at sb [person, dog] → gruñir a algn
C. VTgruñir, decir gruñendo
"no!" he snarled-¡no! -gruñó él

snarl

2 [snɑːl]
A. N
1. (in wool etc) → maraña f, enredo m
2. (in traffic) → atasco m, embotellamiento m
B. VT (also snarl up) [+ wool] → enmarañar; [+ plans] → confundir, enredar; [+ traffic] → atascar
the traffic was all snarled uphabía un gran atasco, el tráfico estaba atascado
C. VI (also snarl up) → enmarañarse, enredarse
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

snarl

[ˈsnɑːrl]
vigronder
vt
to get snarled up [traffic] → se bloquer
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

snarl

1
nKnurren nt no pl; …, he said with a snarl…, sagte er knurrend
viknurren; to snarl at somebodyjdn anknurren

snarl

2
n (in wool) → Knoten m, → verhedderte Stelle
vt woolverheddern
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

snarl

1 [snɑːl]
1. nringhio
2. vi to snarl (at sb)ringhiare (a qn)

snarl

2 [snɑːl]
1. n (in wool) → garbuglio
2. vt to get snarled up (wool, plans) → ingarbugliarsi; (traffic) → intasarsi
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

snarl

(snaːl) verb
(of a dog etc) to growl angrily, showing the teeth. The dog snarled at the burglar.
noun
an angry sound of this kind.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

snarl

يُزَمْجِرُ vrčet snerre knurren γρυλίζω gruñir murista grogner režati ringhiare 歯をむきだしてうなる 으르렁거리다 grauwen snerr warknąć rosnar рычать morra ขู่คำราม hırlamak gầm gừ 咆哮
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