[ in-snair ]
/ ɪnˈsnɛər /

verb (used with object), in·snared, in·snar·ing.


in·snare·ment, nounin·snar·er, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for insnare

  • This was Tom's plan to insnare me, and during this time he was in the cellar, preparing the dungeon for my reception.

    Seek and Find|Oliver Optic
  • She practises all her arts on me, as if I were a new lover, whom she wished to insnare.

    Vassall Morton|Francis Parkman
  • Then the Pharisees going, consulted among themselves how to insnare him in his speech.

British Dictionary definitions for insnare

/ (ɪnˈsnɛə) /


a less common spelling of ensnare

Derived forms of insnare

insnarement, nouninsnarer, noun
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