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
Example sentences from the Web for snag
The result is that political and bureaucratic snags have dimmed the glow, for now, of the historic scientific achievement of developing vaccines in record time to protect against a new and deadly disease.
Fairfax County’s vaccination plan hit a serious snag Monday, when a sudden depletion of Virginia’s vaccine supply forced officials to unexpectedly cancel the scheduled inoculations of roughly 15,000 Fairfax staffers.Teachers are moving to the front of the vaccine line — but that doesn’t mean all schools will reopen right away|Hannah Natanson, Donna St. George, Perry Stein|January 26, 2021|Washington Post
On the heels of the pandemic to the election cycle, Thanksgiving and Christmas couldn’t come sooner and if you’re in the mood for early holiday shopping, this season is filled with sales and seasonal snags that are almost too good to pass up.Kick Off Your Holiday Shopping With This Coach Sale|Joe Colucci|November 11, 2020|Essence.com
AstraZeneca Plc’s coronavirus shot could be ready for large-scale vaccinations as early as this year, Chief Executive Officer Pascal Soriot said, dismissing reports of delays and production snags.AstraZeneca-Oxford COVID vaccine on track for year end, CEO Pascal Soriot says|Bernhard Warner|November 5, 2020|Fortune
That shortened, rounded cable makes snags almost disappear, and the controls built onto the earbuds themselves solve the problem of searching for any sort of control node attached to the aforementioned cable.Apple's New Powerbeats Are OK, But Design Flaws Keep Them From Greatness|Patrick Lucas Austin|March 27, 2020|Time
The film has already snagged an audience award at Sundance, and will open theatrically on Sept. 12 in New York.
He snagged the best actor award at the 2000 Cannes Film Festival for In the Mood for Love.Tony Leung on His Journey to Kung Fu Spirituality in ‘The Grandmaster’|Jean Trinh|August 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In reality, Lochte snagged two gold, two silver and one bronze.Ryan Lochte: Sex, Swimming & More Crazy Things From Reality TV Trailer|Anna Klassen|March 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In 2004 Pete Cabrinha snagged a “bomb,” but realized it only after watching the video.
Bremer also snagged an award from the Minnesota chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists in June.
It was about twenty feet from him when he snagged it, and it was still twenty feet away.
Directly ahead, the truant paddle had snagged against a log which protruded from the water.Dan Carter and the Great Carved Face|Mildred A. Wirt
The fish was snagged in the middle of the body and, accordingly, could use all its power against the pull on the line.
It is my guess that the instant you heave alongside you will be snagged with boat hooks by the men on her deck.Cappy Ricks Retires|Peter B. Kyne
She snagged a piano and pounded out barrelhouse runs in quirky time as I carried the main thread of the movement on a cello.Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom|Cory Doctorow
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.