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Verb: snarl  snaa(r)l
  1. Utter in an angry, sharp, or abrupt tone
    "The guard snarled at us";
    - snap
  2. Make a snarling noise or move with a snarling noise
    "Bullets snarled past us"
  3. Twist together or entwine into a confusing mass
    "The child snarled the cord";
    - entangle, tangle, mat
  4. Make more complicated or confused through entanglements
    - snarl up, embrangle
Noun: snarl  snaa(r)l
  1. A vicious angry growl
  2. An angry vicious expression
  3. Something jumbled or confused
    "a snarl of government regulations";
    - tangle, maze

Derived forms: snarling, snarled, snarls

Type of: complicate, distort, facial expression, facial gesture, go, mouth, perplex, perplexity, sound, speak, talk, twine, twist, utter, utterance, verbalise [Brit], verbalize, vocalization

Antonym: unsnarl

Encyclopedia: Snarl