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snarly

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[ snahr-lee ]
/ ˈsnɑr li /
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adjective, snarl·i·er, snarl·i·est.
apt to snarl; easily irritated.
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Origin of snarly

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First recorded in 1790–1800; snarl1 + -y1

Other definitions for snarly (2 of 2)

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[ snahr-lee ]
/ ˈsnɑr li /

adjective, snarl·i·er, snarl·i·est.
full of knotty snarls; tangled.

Origin of snarly

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First recorded in 1640–50; snarl2 + -y1
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