AskDefine | Define snagged

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1 a sharp protuberance
2 a dead tree that is still standing, usually in an undisturbed forest; "a snag can provide food and a habitat for insects and birds"
3 an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart; "there was a rip in his pants"; "she had snags in her stockings" [syn: rip, rent, split, tear]
4 an unforeseen obstacle [syn: hang-up, hitch, rub]


1 catch on a snag; "I snagged my stocking"
2 get by acting quickly and smartly; "snag a bargain"
3 hew jaggedly [also: snagging, snagged]snagged See snag

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