gnarl


1gnarl

intransitive verb \ˈnär(-ə)l\

Definition of GNARL

:  snarl, growl

Origin of GNARL

probably frequentative of gnar
First Known Use: 1593

2gnarl

transitive verb

Definition of GNARL

:  to twist into a state of deformity

Origin of GNARL

back-formation from gnarled
First Known Use: 1814

Rhymes with GNARL

3gnarl

noun

Definition of GNARL

:  a hard protuberance with twisted grain on a tree

First Known Use of GNARL

1805

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