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Synonyms of snag in English:


  • 1 the snag is that a stronger economy might mean higher inflation
  • 2 the wooden rails become smooth over time, with no snags or rough corners
    sharp projection, jag, jagged bit;
    thorn, spur
    informal sticky-out bit
  • 3 she got a snag in her tights
    tear, rip, rent, ladder, run, hole, gash, slash, slit
  • verb

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  • 1 she wouldn't want cats' claws snagging her tights
    tear, rip, ladder, gash
  • 2 the zip runs freely and doesn't snag on the fabric
    catch (in), hook, jag;
    get caught in/on
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