snarling

  • 1 Snarling — Snarl ing, a. & n. from {Snarl}, v. [1913 Webster] {Snarling iron}, a tool with a long beak, used in the process of snarling. When one end is held in a vise, and the shank is struck with a hammer, the repercussion of the other end, or beak,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 snarling — index perverse, petulant Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 Snarling — Snarl Snarl, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Snarled}; p. pr. & vvb. n. {Snarling}.] [Etymol. uncertain.] To form raised work upon the outer surface of (thin metal ware) by the repercussion of a snarling iron upon the inner surface. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 4 snarling — 1. adjective growling, having a snarl. The snarling dog scared me away without ever opening its mouth and without making enough noise to wake the household. 2. noun growling, having a snarl. The snarling scared me awa …

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  • 5 snarling — adj. Snarling is used with these nouns: ↑beast …

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  • 6 snarling — adj. tending to snarl; making a growling sound; grumbling snÉ‘rl /snɑːl n. tangle, knot; complicated or confused situation; angry growl; irritated or hostile sound or remark, grumble v. growl angrily; make an irritated or hostile sound or… …

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  • 7 snarling — a. See snappish …

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  • 8 snarling — snarlˈing noun and adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑snarl snarlˈing noun • • • Main Entry: ↑snarl …

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  • 9 Snarling iron — Snarling Snarl ing, a. & n. from {Snarl}, v. [1913 Webster] {Snarling iron}, a tool with a long beak, used in the process of snarling. When one end is held in a vise, and the shank is struck with a hammer, the repercussion of the other end, or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 Snarling Motion — The motion on the mule which keeps the rollers out of gear a little after the carriage has commenced its outward traverse …

    Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • 11 Snarling at Strangers — Infobox Album | Name = Snarling at Strangers Type = Album Artist = TZU Released = 2006 Recorded = Genre = Australian hip hop Length = 1:02:14 (Disc 1) and 19:31 (Disc 2) Label = P C Liberation Music Producer = TZU, Magoo Last album = Smiling at… …

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  • 12 snarling iron — noun Etymology: snarling from gerund of snarl (V) : a tool with a long beak used in making raised work on metal surfaces by repercussion …

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  • 13 snarling iron — noun a tool struck with a hammer to create decorative raised work on metal …

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  • 14 snarling-iron — snarlˈing iron or snarlˈing tool noun A curved tool for raised work in hollow metalware • • • Main Entry: ↑snarl …

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  • 15 snarling-tool — snarlˈing iron or snarlˈing tool noun A curved tool for raised work in hollow metalware • • • Main Entry: ↑snarl …

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  • 16 Microcynicon: Six Snarling Satires — Microcynicon is a work of poetic satire written by English playwright Thomas Middleton in 1597 and 1598. The published version was burned publicly as part of the Archbishop of Canterbury s attack on verse satire. Although a minor work, the poems… …

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  • 17 snarl — 1. v. & n. v. 1 intr. (of a dog) make an angry growl with bared teeth. 2 intr. (of a person) speak cynically; make bad tempered complaints or criticisms. 3 tr. (often foll. by out) a utter in a snarling tone. b express (discontent etc.) by… …

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  • 18 snarl — snarl1 snarler, n. snarlingly, adv. /snahrl/, v.i. 1. to growl threateningly or viciously, esp. with a raised upper lip to bare the teeth, as a dog. 2. to speak in a surly or threatening manner suggestive of a dog s snarl. v.t. 3. to say by… …

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  • 19 snarl — I. /snal / (say snahl) verb (i) 1. to growl angrily or viciously, as a dog. 2. to speak in a savagely sharp, angry, or quarrelsome manner. –verb (t) 3. to utter or say with a snarl. –noun 4. the act of snarling. 5. a snarling sound or utterance.… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 20 Snarl — A snarl is a facial expression, where the upper lip is raised, and the nostrils widen, generally indicating hate, anger or pain. In addition to humans, other mammals including monkeys and dogs snarl, often to warn others of their potential bite.… …

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