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Synonyms for snarl
snɑrl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. snarl(noun)

    a vicious angry growl

    Synonyms:
    maze, tangle

    Antonyms:
    disentangle, straighten out, unsnarl

  2. snarl(noun)

    an angry vicious expression

    Synonyms:
    maze, tangle

    Antonyms:
    unsnarl, straighten out, disentangle

  3. tangle, snarl, maze(verb)

    something jumbled or confused

    "a tangle of government regulations"

    Synonyms:
    tangle, labyrinth, maze

    Antonyms:
    unsnarl, straighten out, disentangle

  4. snap, 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"

    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. snarl(verb)

    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, snarl(verb)

    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, embrangle(verb)

    make more complicated or confused through entanglements

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

    Antonyms:
    disentangle, straighten out, unsnarl

Wiktionary

  1. snarl(noun)

    Antonyms:
    unsnarl

  2. snarl(noun)

    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. snarl(noun)

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

    Antonyms:
    unsnarl

  4. snarl(verb)

    To embarrass; to insnare.

    Synonyms:
    imbroglio

    Antonyms:
    unsnarl

  5. snarl(verb)

    Antonyms:
    unsnarl

  6. snarl(verb)

    Antonyms:
    unsnarl

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. snarl(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    growl, gnarl, grumble, murmur

  2. snarl(v. a.)

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

  3. snarl(n.)

    Synonyms:
    entanglement, tangle, complication

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    grunt

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Translations for snarl

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  • FletschenGerman
  • φερνω κπ σε δυσκολη θεσηGreek
  • enredo, maraña, gruñir, quilombo, gruñido, enredarSpanish
  • ärähtää, sekasotku, ärinä, murista, vyyhti, murina, sotkea, äristäFinnish
  • sac de nœuds, embrouilleFrench
  • dèan dranndan, dranndanScottish Gaelic
  • ngangara, ngaraMāori
  • odwarkiwać, zaplątywać się, warczeć, odburkiwaćPolish
  • клубок, огрызаться, ворчать, узел, ворчание, рычание, рычатьRussian
  • homurdanma, homurtuTurkish

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