snake Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “snake” in the English Dictionary

"snake" in British English

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snakenoun [C]

uk   us   /sneɪk/
A2 a ​reptile with a ​longbody and no ​legs: He's ​terrified of being bitten by a snake. a snake ​bite snake venoma snake (in the grass) an ​unpleasantperson who cannot be ​trusted
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snakeverb [I usually + adv/prep]

uk   us   /sneɪk/
to ​move along a ​route that ​includes a lot of ​twists or ​bends: The ​river snakes through some of the most ​spectacularcountryside in France. The ​queue for ​tickets snaked all the way around the ​block.
(Definition of snake from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"snake" in American English

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snakenoun [C]

 us   /sneɪk/

snake noun [C] (ANIMAL)

an ​animal with a ​long, ​cylindricalbody and no ​legs

snakeverb [I always + adv/prep]

 us   /sneɪk/

snake verb [I always + adv/prep] (TWIST)

to move along a ​route that ​includes a lot of ​twists or ​bends: People ​spenthourswaiting in ​lines that snaked around the ​stadium to get ​tickets.
(Definition of snake from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “snake”
in Korean 뱀…
in Arabic أفْعى, ثُعْبان…
in Malaysian ular…
in French serpent…
in Russian змея…
in Chinese (Traditional) 蛇…
in Italian serpente…
in Turkish yılan…
in Polish wąż…
in Spanish serpiente…
in Vietnamese con rắn…
in Portuguese cobra…
in Thai งู…
in German die Schlange…
in Catalan serp…
in Japanese ヘビ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 蛇…
in Indonesian ular…
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