snarly

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj snarly tangled in knots or snarls "a mass of knotted string","snarled thread"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • snarly Disposed to snarl; irritable; cross.
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Usage

In literature:

He was a snarly, cross-grained creature, no friend to Jim and me, and he would have been only too glad of a chance to help kill Malta.
"Beautiful Joe" by Marshall Saunders
He was a snarly, cross-grained creature, no friend to Jim and me, and he would have been only too glad of a chance to help kill Malta.
"Beautiful Joe" by by Marshall Saunders
Over there is a funny, snarly head, with fine shreds of hair laced over a smooth shell.
"Lord Dolphin" by Harriet A. Cheever
Moze, however, replied with his snarly bark and climbed on steadily.
"Tales of lonely trails" by Zane Grey
She shan't come near my lovey-dovey with her snarly hair.
"Dotty Dimple Out West" by Sophie May
He had used the scissors on his long black mustache, and given it a snarly and unkempt appearance.
"Fighting for the Right" by Oliver Optic
Those in the Regent's Park Gardens are active, snappy, snarly, wild-looking creatures.
"Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon" by Robert A. Sterndale
She was snappy at school and snarly at home, difficult to please, and ready to take offence at everything.
"The Youngest Girl in the Fifth" by Angela Brazil
A mother hawk was feeding a couple of youngsters on the snarly branch of a dead pine.
"Birds of the Rockies" by Leander Sylvester Keyser
You haven't been more than to say snarly since the accident!
"The Rose Garden Husband" by Margaret Widdemer
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In poetry:

Yet such deceitful friends they are,
While I no danger dream,
I'm snar'd before I am aware,
And hurry'd down the stream.
"The Believer's Principles : Chap. IV." by Ralph Erskine
Though thou in Adam once wert ruin'd quite,
Though thou wert snar'd by the insidious Fiend,
Though thou hast so incens'd the God of might,
Believe in Christ, He'll save thee in the end.
"Advice To A Sinner, To Come To Christ" by Rees Prichard

In news:

Azari & III / Photo Courtesy Sónar.
Jesus is back on display after an Arkansas grandmother snarred the statue in a holiday custom of taking the statue, intending to return it.
That changes this week when he plays Sónar.
I felt snarly and mean again.
SÓNAR ON TOUR WITH SETH TROXLER: House of Blues, 15 Lansdowne St, Boston: November 4 @ 6 pm: All Ages: $27-$29.50: 617.693.2583 or hob.com/boston.
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