Definition of snag
(Entry 1 of 2)
1 : a concealed or unexpected difficulty or obstacle
2a : an irregularity that suggests the result of tearing especially : a pulled thread in fabric a snag in her stocking
b : a jagged tear made by or as if by catching on a snag
3 : a rough sharp or jagged projecting part : protuberance: such as
a : a projecting tooth also : a stump of a tooth
b : one of the secondary branches of an antler
4a : a standing dead tree
b : a tree or branch embedded in a lake or stream bed and constituting a hazard to navigation
Definition of snag (Entry 2 of 2)
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