Definition of snaky
- the Gorgon with snaky hair
- —Joseph Addison
- the oiliness and snaky insinuation of his demeanor
- —Thomas DeQuincy
His hair was long and snaky.
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: moving like a snake
: long, thin, or twisting like a snake
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subject to rapid or unexpected change
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