Definition of “snag” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ T ] uk us /snæɡ/ (present participle snagging, past tense and past participle snagged)

If you snag something, it becomes stuck on a sharp object and tears:

I snagged my coat on the wire.
WIN US informal

to get, catch, or win something:

She managed to snag a seat in the front row.

(Definition of “snag verb” from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)