Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun snarl

3 senses of snarl

Sense 1
snarl -- (a vicious angry growl)
       => utterance, vocalization -- (the use of uttered sounds for auditory communication)

Sense 2
snarl -- (an angry vicious expression)
       => facial expression, facial gesture -- (a gesture executed with the facial muscles)

Sense 3
tangle, snarl, maze -- (something jumbled or confused; "a tangle of government regulations")
       => perplexity -- (trouble or confusion resulting from complexity)

Antonyms of verb snarl

1 of 4 senses of snarl

Sense 3
entangle, tangle, mat, snarl -- (twist together or entwine into a confusing mass; "The child entangled the cord")
       Antonym of unsnarl (Sense 1)
      => disentangle, unsnarl, straighten out -- (extricate from entanglement; "Can you disentangle the cord?")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb snarl

4 senses of snarl

Sense 1
snap, snarl -- (utter in an angry, sharp, or abrupt tone; "The sales clerk snapped a reply at the angry customer"; "The guard snarled at us")
       => talk, speak, utter, mouth, verbalize, verbalise -- (express in speech; "She talks a lot of nonsense"; "This depressed patient does not verbalize")

Sense 2
snarl -- (make a snarling noise or move with a snarling noise; "Bullets snarled past us")
       => sound, go -- (make a certain noise or sound; "She went `Mmmmm'"; "The gun went `bang'")

Sense 3
entangle, tangle, mat, snarl -- (twist together or entwine into a confusing mass; "The child entangled the cord")
       => twist, twine, distort -- (form into a spiral shape; "The cord is all twisted")

Sense 4
snarl, snarl up, embrangle -- (make more complicated or confused through entanglements)
       => complicate, perplex -- (make more complicated; "There was a new development that complicated the matter")

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