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snaky

adjective \ˈsnā-kē\

: moving like a snake

: long, thin, or twisting like a snake

Full Definition of SNAKY

1
:  of, formed of, or entwined with snakes <the Gorgon with snaky hair — Joseph Addison>
2
:  serpentine, snakelike <snaky coils>
3
:  suggestive of a snake <the oiliness and snaky insinuation of his demeanor — Thomas DeQuincy>
4
:  abounding in snakes
snak·i·ly \-kə-lē\ adverb

Variants of SNAKY

snaky also snak·ey \ˈsnā-kē\

Examples of SNAKY

  1. His hair was long and snaky.

First Known Use of SNAKY

1567

Rhymes with SNAKY

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