n.1.A stump or base of a branch that has been lopped off; a short branch, or a sharp or rough branch; a knot; a protuberance.
2.A tooth projecting beyond the rest; contemptuously, a broken or decayed tooth.
3.A tree, or a branch of a tree, fixed in the bottom of a river or other navigable water, and rising nearly or quite to the surface, by which boats are sometimes pierced and sunk.
4.(Zool.) One of the secondary branches of an antler.
Snag boat
a steamboat fitted with apparatus for removing snags and other obstructions in navigable streams.
Snag tooth
Same as Snag, 2.
v. t.1.To cut the snags or branches from, as the stem of a tree; to hew roughly.
[imp. & p. p. Snagged ; p. pr. & vb. n. Snagging .]
2.To injure or destroy, as a steamboat or other vessel, by a snag, or projecting part of a sunken tree.
Noun1.snag - a sharp protuberance
2.snag - a dead tree that is still standing, usually in an undisturbed forest; "a snag can provide food and a habitat for insects and birds"
3.snag - an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart; "there was a rip in his pants"; "she had snags in her stockings"
Synonyms: rent, rip, tear, split
4.Snagsnag - an unforeseen obstacle
Synonyms: rub, hang-up, hitch
Verb1.snag - catch on a snag; "I snagged my stocking"
2.snag - get by acting quickly and smartly; "snag a bargain"
3.snag - hew jaggedly
snag - bug
baby tooth, bag, bicuspid, blemish, block, blockade, bottleneck, brake, bucktooth, bug, canine, catch, clog, cog, comb, complication, coral heads, cordon, crack, crag, crimp, crown, crux, curb, curtain, cuspid, cutter, deciduous tooth, defect, defection, deficiency, dent, denticle, denticulation, dentil, dentition, determent, deterrent, dogtooth, drag, drawback, enmesh, ensnare, entangle, entrap, eyetooth, failing, failure, fang, fault, faute, flaw, foible, fore tooth, foul, frailty, gagtooth, gang tooth, gold tooth, grinder, hamper, hang-up, harpoon, harrow, hazard, hitch, hold-up, hole, hook, hurdle, impediment, imperfection, inadequacy, incisor, infirmity, ironbound coast, jag, joker, kink, land, lasso, ledges, lee shore, little problem, mesh, milk tooth, molar, nail, net, noose, objection, obstacle, obstruction, obstructive, one small difficulty, peak, pecten, peg, permanent tooth, pinch, pitfall, pivot tooth, premolar, problem, projection, quicksands, rake, ratchet, rift, rip, rockbound coast, rocks, rope, rub, sack, sandbank, sandbar, sands, sawtooth, scrivello, shallows, shoals, shortcoming, snaggle, snaggletooth, snare, sniggle, something missing, spear, spire, sprocket, spur, steeple, stricture, stumbling block, stumbling stone, taint, take, tangle, tangle up with, tear, tooth, trap, traverse, tush, tusk, undercurrent, undertow, vulnerable place, weak link, weak point, weakness, wisdom tooth
Translate Snag to German, Translate Snag to French
snack bar
snack counter
snack food
snaffle bit
SNAFU principle
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Snag boat
Snag tooth
snail bean
Snail borer
snail butter
Snail clover
snail darter
snail flower
snail mail
Snail shell
Snail trefoil
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