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Wordnet 3.0


1. resembling a serpent in form;
- Example: "a serpentine wall"
- Example: "snaky ridges in the sand"
[syn: serpentine, snaky, snakelike]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Snaky \Snak"y\, a. 1. Of or pertaining to a snake or snakes; resembling a snake; serpentine; winding. [1913 Webster] The red light playing upon its gilt and carving gave it an appearance of snaky life. --L. Wallace. [1913 Webster] 2. Sly; cunning; insinuating; deceitful. [1913 Webster] So to the coast of Jordan he directs His easy steps, girded with snaky wiles. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 3. Covered with serpents; having serpents; as, a snaky rod or wand. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] That snaky-headed, Gorgon shield. --Milton. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

snaky adj 1: resembling a serpent in form; "a serpentine wall"; "snaky ridges in the sand" [syn: serpentine, snaky, snakelike]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

146 Moby Thesaurus words for "snaky": Machiavellian, Machiavellic, aberrant, aberrative, acute, ambagious, amphibian, anfractuous, anguiform, anguine, arch, artful, astute, batrachian, cagey, canny, circuitous, circumlocutory, clever, colubriform, convolutional, crafty, crawling, creeping, crocodilian, cunning, cute, deceitful, deep, deep-laid, departing, designing, desultory, deviant, deviating, deviative, deviatory, devious, digressive, diplomatic, discursive, eellike, errant, erratic, excursive, feline, flexuose, flexuous, foxy, froggy, guileful, indirect, ingenious, insidious, inventive, involute, involuted, involutional, knowing, labyrinthine, lizardlike, lumbriciform, mazy, meandering, meandrous, ophidian, out-of-the-way, pawky, planetary, politic, rambling, ready, repent, reptant, reptile, reptilelike, reptilian, reptiliform, reptiloid, resourceful, rivose, rivulose, roundabout, roving, ruffled, saurian, scheming, serpentiform, serpentile, serpentine, serpentlike, serpentoid, sharp, shifting, shifty, shrewd, sinuate, sinuose, sinuous, slick, slippery, slithering, sly, smooth, snake-shaped, snakelike, sneaky, sophistical, stealthy, strategic, stray, subtile, subtle, supple, swerving, tactical, toadish, torsional, tortile, tortuous, trickish, tricksy, tricky, turning, twisting, twisty, undirected, vagrant, veering, vermiform, viperiform, viperish, viperlike, viperoid, viperous, vipery, vulpine, wandering, wary, whorled, wily, winding, wormlike, wreathlike, wreathy, zigzag