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snake

snake

 
pronunciation:
sneIk
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: any of a number of long, narrow reptiles having scales but no limbs.
 
synonyms:
serpent
similar words:
ophidian, viper
definition 2: a person who acts in a treacherous way toward others.
synonyms:
snake in the grass
similar words:
betrayer, schemer, sneak, stool pigeon, traitor, turncoat, viper, weasel
definition 3: a long piece of flexible metal wire for clearing blocked drains.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: snaked, snakes, snaking
definition: to move or undulate in the manner of a snake.
The path snakes through the woods.
synonyms:
twine, wind
similar words:
bend, slide, slink, slither, undulate, weave, writhe
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition 1: to make (a path or way) in an indirect or twisting fashion.
He snaked his way through the crowded streets.
similar words:
sidle, weave, zigzag
definition 2: to drag or haul, esp. by a chain or rope.
synonyms:
pull
similar words:
drag, haul
derivation: snakelike (adj.)
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