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snake
American English: /sneɪk/
British English: /sneɪk/

Translation of snake in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 (Zoology)
    (poisonous) víbora (feminine)
    a snake in the grass
    un traidor
    un judas
    some snake in the grass told on us
    nos delató algún judas
    Example sentences
    • The copperhead, a venomous snake, is dangerous, but its bite is rarely life-threatening to healthy adult humans.
    • Only about 50% of bites by exotic venomous snakes inject sufficient venom to cause clinical envenoming.
    • The illegible writing begins to shift and change, turning into a snake biting its own tail, which twirls in a circle.
  • 2 (Economics)the Snake
    la Serpiente (antiguo sistema regulador financiero de la Comunidad Europea)

intransitive verb

  • (river/road)
    serpentear
    (person)
    arrastrarse
    reptar
    Example sentences
    • Before them the land was reasonably flat, a single road snaking through the grass and disappearing into a wood not far away.
    • The road snaked upward, its old pavement cracked in places, making the ride a bit rough.
    • It's quite impressive to see all the cars and trucks snaking down the hill and past the end of my road.

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