snaky

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adjective \ˈsnā-kē\
variants: or less commonly

snakey

Definition of snaky

  1. 1 :  of, formed of, or entwined with snakes <the Gorgon with snaky hair — Joseph Addison>

  2. 2 :  serpentine, snakelike <snaky coils>

  3. 3 :  suggestive of a snake <the oiliness and snaky insinuation of his demeanor — Thomas DeQuincy>

  4. 4 :  abounding in snakes

snakily

play \-kə-lē\ adverb

Examples of snaky in a sentence

  1. His hair was long and snaky.

1567

First Known Use of snaky

1567


SNAKY Defined for English Language Learners

snaky

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adjective \ˈsnā-kē\

Definition of snaky for English Language Learners

  • : moving like a snake

  • : long, thin, or twisting like a snake


SNAKY Defined for Kids

snaky

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adjective \ˈsnā-kē\

Definition of snaky for Students

snakier

snakiest

  1. 1 :  of or like a snake

  2. 2 :  full of snakes


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