snake

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Definizione monolingua snake


snake


Verb

snake (third-person singular simple present snakes, present participle snaking, simple past and past participle snaked)


  1. (intransitive): To move in a winding path.
    The river snakes through the valley.
  2. (transitive, Australian, slang) To steal slyly.
    He snaked my DVD!
  3. (transitive) To clean using a plumbing snake.
Noun

snake (plural snakes)


  1. A legless reptile of the sub-order Serpentes with a long, thin body and a fork-shaped tongue.
    • 1892, Oscar Wilde, A House of Pomegranates[1]:
      The man writhed like a trampled snake, and a red foam bubbled from his lips.
  2. A treacherous person.
    • 1838, Charles Dickens, Nicholas Nickleby[2]:
      Mrs. Kenwigs was horror-stricken to think that she should ever have nourished in her bosom such a snake, adder, viper, serpent, and base crocodile, as Henrietta Petowker.
  3. A tool for unclogging plumbing.
  4. A tool to aid cable pulling.
  5. (slang) A trouser snake; the penis.


Definizione italiano>inglese snake

serpente
  legless reptile
  Any reptile of the suborder Ophidia, typically having a scaly cylindrical limbless body, fused eyelids, and a jaw modified for swallowing large prey: includes venomous forms such as cobras and rattlesnakes, large nonvenomous constrictors, and small harmless types such as the grass snake.
biscia
  legless reptile
serpe
  legless reptile
serpeggiare
  to move in a winding path
serpentes
sèrpa
sèrpu
vipera

Altri significati:


Traduzione 'veloce'


serpente |biscia |serpe |serpeggiare |serpentes |sèrpa |sèrpu |vipera |


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