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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An unforeseen obstacle; An opening made forcibly as by pulling apart; A dead tree that is still standing, usually in an undisturbed forest; A sharp protuberance v. - Hew jaggedly; Get by acting quickly and smartly.

Usage examples (39)
  • snag a bargain
  • A snag can provide food and a habitat for insects and birds
  • The snag is that the "toy parliament" has no opposition.
  • The snag is that popular text shorthand will not be allowed. for more
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