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snakenoun [C]

us   /sneɪk/
  • snake noun [C] (ANIMAL)

an animal with a long, cylindrical body and no legs

snakeverb [I always + adv/prep]

us   /sneɪk/
to move along a route that includes a lot of twists or bends: People spent hours waiting in lines that snaked around the stadium to get tickets.
(Definition of snake from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







(Definition of snake from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © 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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