Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Snaky.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Having the qualities or characteristics of a snake; snaky.

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  • adjective Having the qualities or characteristics of a snake; snaky.

Etymologies

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snake +‎ -ish

Examples

  • Some of the blows of my cane came home and roused its snakish temper, so that it flew upon the first person it saw.

    Sole Music

  • At last, Stephen can use his snakish treachery for Good.

    Tallulah Morehead: Survivor Tocantins: NOT About Susan Boyle!

  • When I made it to the hallway a snakish white man was standing where Marla was supposed to be.

    White Butterfly

  • During the whole conversation, such was the electrical power of the priest over my mother's weak and nervous system, that if she attempted to say a word in my behalf, the keen, snakish black eye of the priest would at once make her tremble and quail before him, and the half uttered word would remain silent on her lips.

    Life in the Grey Nunnery at Montreal

  • Some of the blows of my cane came home and roused its snakish temper, so that it flew upon the first person it saw.

    The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

  • Some of the blows of my cane came home and roused its snakish temper, so that it flew upon the first person it saw.

    The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

  • I looked at his snakish eyes, and concluded to leave my sick deacon to see James, who still lingered in the ticket office.

    A Woman's Life-Work — Labors and Experiences

  • Then there was the janandra -- the big, snakish thing in the storage which

    The Winds of Time

  • Johnnie, was like a personality -- as if it were a queer sort of snakish thing, carefully watched over by the bulging, bloodshot eyes.

    The Rich Little Poor Boy

  • The tawny figure, prone upon the tawny sand, was just visible, lean and snakish, slightly oscillating as it worked.

    Desert Dust

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