Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of snarl.

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

  • adj. tangled in knots or snarls

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Officials expected commutes to return to normal Tuesday morning on New Jersey Transit and the Long Island Rail Road after a derailed train snarled rail traffic in and out of Penn Station Monday.

    Derailed Train Delays Penn Station Traffic

  • "You're no man, you ain't," the Virgin snarled, discovering that physical assault was not imminent.

    CHAPTER 20

  • HOLMES: You know it's serious when they pull out the word snarled in the weather.

    CNN Transcript Dec 2, 2007

  • "Made fast?" the Captain snarled back, for the benefit of the watch as it struggled to capture the flying sail before it tore to ribbons.

    Make Westing

  • Discussions over his name snarled the board's progress on amendments late Thursday evening.

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  • And thus the Washington Post column on David's congressional testimony, where he is described "hunched" and said to have "barked," "growled" and "snarled" -- language you would use to describe an animal.

    Humanizing al Qaeda, Demonizing the Bush Team

  • The threads of her recall snarled hopelessly at that point.

    Ship Of Destiny

  • You know, it's bad any time they put "snarled" in there.

    CNN Transcript Dec 24, 2007

  • What at first looked like the kind of snarled effort from the line that crippled the Bears offense earlier in the year may not have been nearly as bad you think.

    chicagotribune.com - News

  • I hate to be even remotely serious on such an absurd article but there is almost no traffic on that street so what exactly was being "snarled"?

    Dealbreaker

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