Definition of Snarled

1. Adjective. Tangled in knots or snarls. "Snarled thread"

Exact synonyms: Knotty, Snarly
Similar to: Tangled
Derivative terms: Knot, Knot, Snarl

Definition of Snarled

1. Verb. (past of snarl) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Snarled

1. snarl [v] - See also: snarl

Lexicographical Neighbors of Snarled

snarker
snarkers
snarkier
snarkiest
snarkily
snarkiness
snarking
snarkish
snarkless
snarks
snarky
snarl
snarl-up
snarl-ups
snarl up
snarled (current term)
snarler
snarlers
snarleth
snarlier
snarliest
snarling
snarlingly
snarlings
snarls
snarly
snarred
snarring
snars
snary

Literary usage of Snarled

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Library of Wit and Humor, Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Literature by Rufus Edmonds Shapley (1884)
"... at the puppy 1 " snarled out •old Growling to his neighbor: " he's going to measure us out some yards of his own fustian, I'm sure—he looks so pleased. ..."

2. Trukese-English Dictionary by Ward Hunt Goodenough, Hiroshi Sugita (1980)
"tangled, snarled (as a fish line). (of fishline, string, thread, ... snarled, tangled. ppin (vi., adj.): (be) snarled, tangled snarl. snatch ..."

3. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"1824 Seeing her snarled hair, [he] said that her head looked as if she had six mice nests ... I have many snarled lines, and they shall be at thy service. ..."

4. Good Words by Norman Macleod (1889)
"Shan't," he snarled, stooping to pick up his heavy basket. ... Let me carry the basket 1" " Good job too," snarled the old man. ..."

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