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English definition of “snake”

snake

noun [C]     /sneɪk/
A2 a reptile with a long body and no legs: He's terrified of being bitten by a snake. a snake bite snake venomReptile and amphibian names a snake (in the grass) an unpleasant person who cannot be trustedUnpleasant people in generalUnpleasant men
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