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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Relating to or characteristic of snakes.
  • adjective Having the form or movement of a snake; serpentine.
  • adjective Abounding with snakes.
  • adjective Treacherous; sly.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to snakes; resembling a snake; serpentiform; snakish; hence, cunning; insinuating; deceitful; treacherous.
  • Winding about; serpentine: as, a snaky stream.
  • Abounding in snakes: as, a snaky place.
  • Consisting of snakes; entwined with snakes, as an emblem.

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

  • adjective Of or pertaining to a snake or snakes; resembling a snake; serpentine; winding.
  • adjective Sly; cunning; insinuating; deceitful.
  • adjective Covered with serpents; having serpents.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective resembling or relating to snakes
  • adjective twisty
  • adjective obsolete sly; cunning; deceitful
  • adjective obsolete Covered with serpents; having serpents.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective resembling a serpent in form

Etymologies

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snake +‎ -y

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