snake Definition

  • 1a long limbless reptile that has no eyelids, a short tail, and jaws that are capable of considerable extension. Some snakes have a venomous bite.
  • 2a treacherous or deceitful person

Using snake: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "snake" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The snake slithered across the grass.

  • Example

    The snake's venom can be deadly.

  • Example

    He is such a snake, always lying to get what he wants.

snake Synonyms and Antonyms

Phrases with snake

  • snake in the grass

    a treacherous person who hides their malice or intentions


    I never trusted him, he was always a snake in the grass.

  • a product or remedy with no real value or benefit


    Don't waste your money on that, it's just snake oil.

  • a roll of two ones in craps, or a bad outcome in general


    He rolled snake eyes and lost all his money.


Summary: snake in Brief

A 'snake' [sneษชk] is a long, limbless reptile with no eyelids, a short tail, and jaws that can extend. It can be venomous. The term also refers to a deceitful person, often used in phrases like 'snake in the grass.'

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