Found 3 items, similar to snag.
English → Indonesian
English → English
n 1: a sharp protuberance
2: a dead tree that is still standing, usually in an
undisturbed forest; “a snag can provide food and a habitat
for insects and birds”
3: an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart; “there was a
rip in his pants”
; “she had snags in her stockings”
4: an unforeseen obstacle [syn: hang-up
v 1: catch on a snag; “I snagged my stocking”
2: get by acting quickly and smartly; “snag a bargain”
3: hew jaggedly
English → English
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Snagged
; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To cut the snags or branches from, as the stem of a tree;
to hew roughly. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell.
2. To injure or destroy, as a steamboat or other vessel, by a
snag, or projecting part of a sunken tree. [U. S.]
3. To catch on a snag 
4. (Fig.) To obtain by a quick action, as though by snagging
 something passing by; -- often used of an
opportunistic or fortunate action.
, n. [Prov. E., n., a lump on a tree where a branch
has been cut off; v., to cut off the twigs and small branches
from a tree, of Celtic origin; cf. Gael. snaigh, snaidh, to
cut down, to prune, to sharpen, p. p. snaighte, snaidhte, cut
off, lopped, Ir. snaigh a hewing, cutting.]
1. A stump or base of a branch that has been lopped off; a
short branch, or a sharp or rough branch; a knot; a
The coat of arms
Now on a naked snag in triumph borne. --Dryden.
2. A tooth projecting beyond the rest; contemptuously, a
broken or decayed tooth. --Prior.
3. A tree, or a branch of a tree, fixed in the bottom of a
river or other navigable water, and rising nearly or quite
to the surface, by which boats are sometimes pierced and
4. (Zo["o]l.) One of the secondary branches of an antler.
5. Any sharp protuberant part of an object, which may catch,
scratch, or tear other objects brought into contact with
, a steamboat fitted with apparatus for removing
snags and other obstructions in navigable streams. [U.S.]
. Same as Snag
How thy snag teeth stand orderly,
Like stakes which strut by the water side. --J.