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Wordnet 3.0


1. tangled in knots or snarls;
- Example: "a mass of knotted string"
- Example: "snarled thread"
[syn: knotty, snarled, snarly]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

snarled adj 1: tangled in knots or snarls; "a mass of knotted string"; "snarled thread" [syn: knotty, snarled, snarly]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

48 Moby Thesaurus words for "snarled": Byzantine, balled up, complex, complicated, confounded, confused, convoluted, crabbed, daedal, devious, disheveled, elaborate, embrangled, entangled, fouled up, implicated, intricate, involuted, involved, knotted, labyrinthian, labyrinthine, loused up, many-faceted, matted, mazy, meandering, messed up, mixed up, mucked up, multifarious, mussed up, perplexed, ramified, roundabout, ruffled, rumpled, screwed up, shaggy, snaggy, subtle, tangled, tangly, tousled, tously, tumbled, twisted, uncombed