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Definition of "snaky" []

  • Relating to or characteristic of snakes. (adjective)
  • Having the form or movement of a snake; serpentine. (adjective)
  • Overrun with snakes. (adjective)
  • Treacherous; sly. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "snaky" in a sentence
  • "The entrance to the cave was pretty dark and "snaky"; maybe he would compromise and not go in."
  • "Though he was little taller than herself, she was conscious suddenly of how thick and steely he was beneath his dapper garments, and of a kind of snaky will-power in his face."
  • "And here's four things that I don't suppose are good to eat -- they got kind of snaky heads, and red-colored, too."