Meaning of SNAG in English
— snaglike , adj.
/snag/ , n. , v. , snagged, snagging .
1. a tree or part of a tree held fast in the bottom of a river, lake, etc., and forming an impediment or danger to navigation.
2. a short, projecting stump, as of a branch broken or cut off.
3. any sharp or rough projection.
4. a jagged hole, tear, pull, or run in a fabric, as caused by catching on a sharp projection.
5. any obstacle or impediment.
6. a stump of a tooth or a projecting tooth; snaggletooth.
7. to run or catch up on a snag.
8. to damage by so doing.
9. to obstruct or impede, as a snag does: He snagged all my efforts.
10. to grab; seize: to snag the last piece of pie.
11. to become entangled with some obstacle or hindrance.
12. to become tangled: This line snags every time I cast.
13. (of a boat) to strike a snag.
14. to form a snag.
[ 1570-80; snagi point, projection ]
Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary. Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House . 2012