Definition of 'snail'
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Example sentences containing 'snail'
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What did he think of the snail porridge? Times, Sunday Times (2007)Which country do you think would shell out for snail caviar? Times, Sunday Times (2009)You can cure them by rubbing them with a garden snail. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The issue is now progressing via snail mail. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This precaution should stop slugs and snails in their tracks. The Sun (2009)All that snail porridge has meant sacrificing family life. Times, Sunday Times (2009)In some gardens small snails nibble the buds. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Maybe it is not surprising that it is known as snail mail. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Strict security will be in force to keep the slugs and snails away from the veg. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It was a day in which the letter and snail mail reigned supreme. Times, Sunday Times (2009)For us a bag is like a snail shell in which we carry the things we need for the day. Times, Sunday Times (2010)You have slowed down to a snail's pace when it comes to work and career issues. The Sun (2015)These small marine snails are usually thrown back by the English boats or exported. Food Watch (1994)Vine vowed to stick to a snail's pace in future. The Sun (2014)Rain and warmth are bringing out the garden snails, mainly at night. Times, Sunday Times (2011)His last two defeats were because they went a snail's pace early on. The Sun (2007)And then the media withdraws, like a snail into its shell. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Take one celebrity chef, famous for his wacky dishes such as snail porridge and bacon and egg ice cream. The Sun (2009)Does it include snail porridge? Times, Sunday Times (2012) Garden snails are not poisonous. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I had snail and sea bass. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I make small snails look like Usain Bolt. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'snail'
British English: snail /sneɪl/ NOUN
A snail is a small animal that has a spiral shell. It moves slowly, leaving behind a trail of slime.
- American English: snail
- Arabic: حَلَزُون
- Brazilian Portuguese: caracol
- Chinese: 蜗牛
- Croatian: puž
- Czech: hlemýžď
- Danish: snegl
- Dutch: slak
- European Spanish: caracol
- Finnish: kuorellinen etana
- French: escargot
- German: Schnecke
- Greek: σαλιγκάρι
- Italian: lumaca
- Japanese: カタツムリ
- Korean: 달팽이
- Norwegian: snegle
- Polish: ślimak
- European Portuguese: caracol
- Romanian: melc
- Russian: улитка
- Spanish: caracol
- Swedish: snigel
- Thai: หอยทาก
- Turkish: salyangoz
- Ukrainian: равлик
- Vietnamese: con ốc sên
Definition of snail from the Collins English Dictionary
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