2. Noun. growling, having a snarl. ¹
3. Verb. (present participle of snarl) ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Snarling
1. snarl [v] - See also: snarl
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Literary usage of Snarling
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind by Herbert George Wells (1922)
"... and divided between the European powers, divided with much snarling and disputation into portions that left each power uneasy or discontented. ..."
2. The Bookman (1905)
"... about the sea has ever probed so deeply and so faithfully into its mysteries as he has. The bitter brine, the unappeasable savagery of snarling sea and ..."
3. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1898)
"Dragon, showed a most unusual hatred to a man named Richard of Macaire. always snarling and ready to fly at his throat whenever he appeared. ..."
4. The History of Sandford and Merton by Thomas Day (1826)
"... to have punished him for his ill behaviour; but he patted Tiger upon the back, who began snarling and growling in such a manner, as made them desist. ..."