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Synonyms for snarl
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Wiktionary

  1. snarlnoun

    Antonyms:
    unsnarl

  2. snarlnoun

    To form raised work upon the outer surface of (thin metal ware) by the repercussion of a snarling iron upon the inner surface.

    Antonyms:
    unsnarl

  3. snarlnoun

    To entangle; to complicate; to involve in knots; as, to snarl a skein of thread.

    Antonyms:
    unsnarl

  4. snarlverb

    To embarrass; to insnare.

    Synonyms:
    imbroglio

    Antonyms:
    unsnarl

  5. snarlverb

    Antonyms:
    unsnarl

  6. snarlverb

    Antonyms:
    unsnarl

Princeton's WordNet

  1. snarlnoun

    a vicious angry growl

    Synonyms:
    maze, tangle

    Antonyms:
    disentangle, straighten out, unsnarl

  2. snarlnoun

    an angry vicious expression

    Synonyms:
    maze, tangle

    Antonyms:
    unsnarl, straighten out, disentangle

  3. tangle, snarl, mazeverb

    something jumbled or confused

    "a tangle of government regulations"

    Synonyms:
    tangle, labyrinth, maze

    Antonyms:
    unsnarl, straighten out, disentangle

  4. snap, snarlverb

    utter in an angry, sharp, or abrupt tone

    "The sales clerk snapped a reply at the angry customer"; "The guard snarled at us"

    Synonyms:
    snarl up, snatch up, click, shoot, tangle, tear, flick, break down, crack, photograph, lose it, snap, embrangle, entangle, bust, snatch, mat, rupture

    Antonyms:
    straighten out, unsnarl, disentangle

  5. snarlverb

    make a snarling noise or move with a snarling noise

    "Bullets snarled past us"

    Synonyms:
    snarl up, embrangle, snap, entangle, tangle, mat

    Antonyms:
    unsnarl, straighten out, disentangle

  6. entangle, tangle, mat, snarlverb

    twist together or entwine into a confusing mass

    "The child entangled the cord"

    Synonyms:
    snarl up, mat up, entangle, tangle, felt up, tousle, ravel, knot, mat, felt, embroil, matte up, drag in, sweep up, embrangle, sweep, mire, matte, dishevel, drag, snap, matt-up

    Antonyms:
    straighten out, disentangle, unsnarl

  7. snarl, snarl up, embrangleverb

    make more complicated or confused through entanglements

    Synonyms:
    snarl up, embrangle, snap, entangle, tangle, mat

    Antonyms:
    disentangle, straighten out, unsnarl

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. snarlverb

    Synonyms:
    growl, gnarl, grumble, murmur

  2. snarlverb

    Synonyms:
    entangle, complicate, make knotty, involve in knots

  3. snarlnoun

    Synonyms:
    entanglement, tangle, complication

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. snarlnoun

    Synonyms:
    complication, entanglement, intricacy, knot, confusion, growl

  2. snarlverb

    Synonyms:
    entangle, complicate, involve, knot, confuse, enmesh, insnare, growl, gnarl

    Antonyms:
    disentangle, unravel, extricate

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "snarl":

    grunt

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How to use snarl in a sentence?

  1. Julie Halstead:

    The pendulum of the political environment really swung in the past 10 years, there were more and more protests, which would snarl traffic. Opioid problems. Homelessness. Crime. It was encroaching where we lived.

  2. Goethe:

    We are accustomed to see men deride what they do not understand, and snarl at the good and beautiful because it lies beyond their sympathies.


Translations for snarl

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  • FletschenGerman
  • φερνω κπ σε δυσκολη θεσηGreek
  • quilombo, gruñido, enredar, gruñir, maraña, enredoSpanish
  • sotkea, äristä, sekasotku, ärinä, murista, murina, vyyhti, ärähtääFinnish
  • sac de nœuds, embrouilleFrench
  • dranndan, dèan dranndanScottish Gaelic
  • ngangara, ngaraMāori
  • odburkiwać, warczeć, zaplątywać się, odwarkiwaćPolish
  • рычание, рычать, ворчание, узел, ворчать, огрызаться, клубокRussian
  • homurtu, homurdanmaTurkish

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