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Definitions and Synonyms of snarl | Another word for snarl | What is snarl?

Definition 1: something jumbled or confused - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where snarl or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a tangle of government regulations

Synonyms for snarl in the sense of this definition

(snarl is a kind of ...) trouble or confusion resulting from complexity

Definition 2: a vicious angry growl - [noun denoting communication]

(snarl is a kind of ...) the use of uttered sounds for auditory communication

Definition 3: an angry vicious expression - [noun denoting communication]

(snarl is a kind of ...) a gesture executed with the facial muscles

Definition 4: make more complicated or confused through entanglements - [verb of change]

Synonyms for snarl in the sense of this definition

(snarl is a kind of ...) make more complicated

"There was a new development that complicated the matter"

(... is a kind of snarl ) cause to be in a state of complete confusion

Definition 5: utter in an angry, sharp, or abrupt tone - [verb of communication]

Samples where snarl or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The sales clerk snapped a reply at the angry customer
  • The guard snarled at us

Synonyms for snarl in the sense of this definition

(snarl is a kind of ...) express in speech

"She talks a lot of nonsense" "This depressed patient does not verbalize"

Definition 6: make a snarling noise or move with a snarling noise - [verb of communication]

Samples where snarl or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Bullets snarled past us

(snarl is a kind of ...) make a certain noise or sound

"She went `Mmmmm'" "The gun went `bang'"

Definition 7: twist together or entwine into a confusing mass - [verb of contact]

Samples where snarl or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The child entangled the cord

Synonyms for snarl in the sense of this definition

(snarl is a kind of ...) form into a spiral shape

"The cord is all twisted"

(... is a kind of snarl ) mat together and make felt-like

"felt the wool"

(... is a kind of snarl ) entangle or catch in (or as if in) a mesh

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