Snag - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- a dead tree that is still standing, usually in an undisturbed forest
- an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart (syn: rent, rip, split, tear)
- an unforeseen obstacle (syn: hang-up, hitch, rub)
- get by acting quickly and smartly
- hew jaggedly
I caught my sleeve on a snag and tore it.
My sweater has a snag where I caught it on a nail.
The only snag is finding somewhere to put it.
It's an interesting job. The only snag is that it's not very well paid.
The grand opening hit a snag when no one could find the key.
Oh no! I've snagged my stockings.
I snagged a parking space in the last row.
a snag can provide food and a habitat for insects and birds
she had snags in her stockings
I snagged my stocking
I managed to snag the information I needed from the Internet.
Can I snag a ride from you?
present participle: snagging
past tense: snagged
past participle: snagged