verb (used with object), snagged, snag·ging.
verb (used without object), snagged, snag·ging.
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Origin of snag
OTHER WORDS FROM snagsnaglike, adjectiveun·snagged, adjective
Words nearby snag
Example sentences from the Web for snag
Development of an AR headset at Apple seems to have hit a snag or two under current project lead Mike Rockwell, though the report does not outline exactly which obstacles have emerged.Apple hardware chief Dan Riccio stepped down to focus on AR/VR|Samuel Axon|February 8, 2021|Ars Technica
I babied mine and still saw a few small snags while bushwhacking.
It was inspiring to see how our customers reacted when we’d hit snags, like a shipping delay.This new sneaker brand is meant for health care workers|Rachel King|December 6, 2020|Fortune
The snag is that the nonmedical part of the world has to buy in, too.New guidance on brain death could ease debate over when life ends|Laura Sanders|August 10, 2020|Science News
By May, those efforts seemed to hit a snag when the Housing Commission decided not to move forward with 10 hotel properties it had initially eyed.Morning Report: The Seditious Language Law’s Origin Story|Voice of San Diego|August 5, 2020|Voice of San Diego
He was 19, and managed to snag a summer internship with New Line Cinema.‘Mockingjay’s’ Mastermind: Francis Lawrence on the Book vs. Movie, ISIS Parallels, and More|Marlow Stern|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The wire is long gone, but a rusted snag remains entombed in the bark.How the Kings of Fracking Double-Crossed Their Way to Riches|ProPublica|March 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This is a snag because Chan lives across the border, where the Hong Kong Dollar is used.
Over the last four years, however, the process has hit a snag.As GOP Senators Block Obama’s Nominees, Democrats Prepare ‘Nuclear Option’|Jamelle Bouie|May 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Luz gets away and hires Malone to take her over the border, where Thacker and others are waiting to snag her.
We made an extra steering-oar, too, because one of the others might get broke on a snag or something.Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Complete|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Imbedded in this bar was a long white snag, a tree trunk whose naked arms, thrusting far down stream, had literally impaled us.
After that I waded back to the snag carefully, and once more ordered the young woman to come to me.
At length I crept to the snag and beat against it with my cane.Birds of the Rockies|Leander Sylvester Keyser
Down the road arose sharp words of command, and the burning top of a tall pine snag threw its light upon bayonets in the highway.An Arkansas Planter|Opie Percival Read
British Dictionary definitions for snag
verb snags, snagging or snagged
Derived forms of snagsnaglike, adjective
Word Origin for snag
Idioms and Phrases with snag
see hit a snag.