Definitions For Snag

noun

  • An unforeseen obstacle
  • An opening made forcibly as by pulling apart
  • A dead tree that is still standing, usually in an undisturbed forest
  • A sharp protuberance
  • An unexpected problem or difficulty
  • A sharp or broken part of something that sticks out from a smooth surface
  • A thread that sticks out from a piece of cloth

verb

  • Hew jaggedly
  • Catch on a snag
  • Get by acting quickly and smartly
  • To catch and tear (something) on something sharp
  • To catch, capture, or get (something or someone) by quick action or good luck

Is Snag a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
5
Words with Friends
7

The word Snag is worth 5 points in Scrabble and 7 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Snag in a Sentence

  • I caught my sleeve on a snag and tore it.
  • My sweater has a snag where I caught it on a nail.
  • I snagged my favorite sweater on a nail.
  • The shortstop snagged the grounder.
  • The police snagged the suspect as he was trying to run away.

Synonyms for Snag

Antonyms for Snag

Look up a Word

Search the dictionary for definitions, synonyms, antonyms, rhymes, and more!