noun (1)
snarl·​er | \ ˈsnär-lər How to pronounce snarler (audio) \
plural snarlers

Definition of snarler

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: something that causes a snarl or tangle a traffic snarler


noun (2)
plural snarlers

Definition of snarler (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : a snarling person or animal … demanded to be represented as a guy "who is happy, and not a snarler".— Emily Kasriel … he was brutally antagonistic: a shouter and a snarler.— Colin Mcgowan
2 New Zealand, informal : sausage Barbecues just wouldn't be the same without old-fashioned snarlers wrapped in white bread and coated with tomato sauce.— Rosaleen Macbrayne

First Known Use of snarler

Noun (1)

1929, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1598, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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27 Jan 2020

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“Snarler.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Feb. 2020.

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