Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Resembling, or consisting of, snares; tending to entangle; insidious.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Resembling, or consisting of, snares; entangling; insidious.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of the nature of a snare; entangling; insidious.

Etymologies

snare +‎ -y (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • But the fact that the poet has slyly changed the word "amber" to "snary" in sonnet xiv., and "golden" to "sable" in sonnet xxxviii., looks as if he desired to shield her personality from too blunt a guess.

    Elizabethan Sonnet-Cycles Delia - Diana

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