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Meaning of SNAKY

Pronunciation:  'sneykee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  resembling a serpent in form; "a serpentine wall"; "snaky ridges in the sand"
 

SNAKY is a 5 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: curved, curving, serpentine, snakelike
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Snak"y\, a.
1. Of or pertaining to a snake or snakes; resembling a snake;
   serpentine; winding.

         The red light playing upon its gilt and carving gave
         it an appearance of snaky life.       --L. Wallace.

2. Sly; cunning; insinuating; deceitful.

         So to the coast of Jordan he directs His easy steps,
         girded with snaky wiles.              --Milton.

3. Covered with serpents; having serpents; as, a snaky rod or
   wand. --Dryden.

         That snaky-headed, Gorgon shield.     --Milton.

 

 

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