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Verb: snag (snagged,snagging)  snag
  1. Catch or tear on a rough surface or projection
    "I snagged my stocking"
  2. Get by acting quickly and smartly
    "snag a bargain"
  3. Hew jaggedly
Noun: snag  snag
  1. A sharp protuberance
  2. [N. Amer] A dead tree that is still standing, usually in an undisturbed forest
    "a snag can provide food and a habitat for insects and birds"
  3. An opening made forcibly as by pulling apart
    "she had snags in her stockings";
    - rip, rent, split, tear
  4. An unforeseen obstacle
    - hang-up, hitch, rub
  5. [Austral, NZ, informal] Pork sausage
    - banger [Brit, informal]

Derived forms: snags, snagged, snagging

Type of: bulge, bump, catch, excrescence, extrusion, gap, gibbosity, gibbousness, hew, hitch, hump, jut, obstacle, obstruction, obtain, opening, pork sausage, prominence, protrusion, protuberance, swelling, tree

Encyclopedia: Snag, Yukon