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snaggy

[snag-ee]
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adjective, snag·gi·er, snag·gi·est.
  1. having snags or sharp projections, as a tree.
  2. abounding in snags or obstructions, as a river.
  3. snaglike; projecting sharply or roughly.

Origin of snaggy

First recorded in 1575–85; snag + -y1
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Examples from the Web for snaggy

Historical Examples

  • His snaggy stick lay at a little distance, a black line on the snow, and the sight of that made Dan's heart stumble.

    Strangers at Lisconnel

    Barlow Jane

  • His teeth were long and snaggy, and discolored by tobacco juice.


British Dictionary definitions for snaggy

snaggy

adjective -gier or -giest
  1. having sharp protuberances
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