- apt to snarl; easily irritated.
Origin of snarly1
- full of knotty snarls; tangled.
Origin of snarly2
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Examples from the Web for snarly
You haven't been more than to say snarly since the accident!The Rose Garden Husband
The hard, snarly astringency of his character had grown sweet and mild.Poganuc People
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Moze, however, replied with his snarly bark and climbed on steadily.Tales of lonely trails
We are irritable at picnics, snarly at clambakes, and bored to death at dinners.Laugh and Live
And I can't get any more out of him; he is as snarly when I ask any questions as though he was mad about it all.Ester Ried Yet Speaking