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snark

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[ snahrk ]
/ snɑrk /
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noun
a mysterious, imaginary animal.
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Origin of snark

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First recorded in 1876; coined by Lewis Carroll in his poem The Hunting of the Snark

Other definitions for snark (2 of 2)

snark2
[ snahrk ]
/ snɑrk /
Slang.

verb (used without object)
to be critical in a rude or sarcastic way: to snark about the neighbors.
noun
rude or sarcastic criticism.

Origin of snark

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First recorded in 1910–15; dialectal snark “to nag, find fault with”; apparently identical with snark, snork “to snort, snore,” probably from Dutch, Low German snorken “to snore”
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