Definition of 'snarl'
Example sentences containing 'snarl'
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What turns some dogs into snarling monsters? Times, Sunday Times (2014) Traffic snarled as drivers wove through dirty side roads to get around the jams. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The snarling animal bit a woman on the hand who tried to usher it away. The Sun (2015)The centre gets badly snarled up by traffic in the middle of summer. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But the snarling animal flew at her and sank its jaws into her face and throat. The Sun (2012)And the streets are snarled up with traffic. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It churns out the snarling vocals and growling guitar riffs required with a competence that is entirely unexpected. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The dogs were snarling at me. The Sun (2012)Frost himself spends most of the episode glaring, snarling and snapping. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Visitors scattered as the bear galloped heavily across the road, pursued by the snarling dog. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It would snarl up the traffic, apparently. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He is driving in north India when he becomes snarled in a traffic jam. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)Instead, she was directed to become a snarling attack dog. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Many sought to hide in lorries caught in the snarl of traffic in the hope of getting to Britain. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They were like snarling animals. The Sun (2008)Suddenly, he was away from the snapping and snarling, with time to measure his effort. The Sun (2012)Another featured animal is the Scottish wildcat, which can be heard spitting and snarling on the disc. Times, Sunday Times (2006)And when the snarling dog held on, she frantically dialled 999 on her mobile to summon help. The Sun (2008)But the Lion explained that the animals were holding a meeting, and he judged by their snarling and growling that they were in great trouble. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1900)As well as snarling, growling and showing teeth and gums, a dog that is showing a lot of white in the eye should be avoided. Times, Sunday Times (2012)TYSON FURY is back with a snarl. The Sun (2014)
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Translations for 'snarl'
British English: snarl /snɑːl/ VERB
When an animal snarls, it makes a fierce, rough sound in its throat while showing its teeth.
He raced ahead up into the bush, barking and snarling.
- American English: snarl
- Arabic: يُزَمْجِرُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: rosnar
- Chinese: 咆哮
- Croatian: režati
- Czech: vrčet výhrůžně
- Danish: snerre
- Dutch: grauwen
- European Spanish: gruñir
- Finnish: murista
- French: grogner
- German: knurren
- Greek: γρυλίζω
- Italian: ringhiare
- Japanese: 歯をむきだしてうなる
- Korean: 으르렁거리다
- Norwegian: snerr
- Polish: warknąć
- European Portuguese: rosnar
- Romanian: a mârâi
- Russian: рычать
- Spanish: gruñir
- Swedish: morra
- Thai: ขู่คำราม
- Turkish: hırlamak
- Ukrainian: гарчати
- Vietnamese: gầm gừ
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