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
- she had snags in her stockings
4. an unforeseen obstacle
1. catch on a snag
- I snagged my stocking
2. get by acting quickly and smartly
- snag a bargain
3. hew jaggedly
Sentences with snag as a verb:
- Be careful not to snag your stockings on that concrete bench!
- We snagged for spoonbill from the eastern shore of the Mississippi river.
- Ella snagged a bottle of water from the fridge before leaving for her jog.