from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To free of snags: "unsnags fine legal problems for the lawyers presenting their cases” ( Savvy).

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  • v. To remove a snag from.


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  • She managed to unsnag her skirt and then her blouse; the material fell back into place, covering what it was supposed to.

    Yon Ill Wind

  • Iso ran to her and tried to unsnag her, and Kyla began to shriek, scream, curse at her.

    The Women’s Room

  • But when all is said and done, I believe there is no way to unsnag whether what you perceive about the referees behavior toward the Morris Twins is significantly, or to what extent, driven by their behaviors, appearance, means of play, and so on, from the larger and complex context that goes on. jaybate (anonymous) says ...


  • This time I start to slide under the fence on my back, so if my clothes get caught, I’ll be able to unsnag them.

    Boot Camp


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