snarl up

1 of 2

phrasal verb

snarled up; snarling up; snarls up
chiefly British
: to stop (something or someone) from moving or making progress
Traffic was snarled up because of the parade.


2 of 2


chiefly British
: a situation in which one can no longer move or make progress
a traffic snarl-up

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“Snarl up.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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