snaky

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snake +‎ -y

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snaky (comparative snakier, superlative snakiest)

  1. resembling or relating to snakes
  2. twisty
    Walking through the snaky passages I was soon completely lost.
  3. (obsolete) sly; cunning; deceitful
    So to the coast of Jordan he directs / His easy steps, girded with snaky wiles. — Milton.
  4. (obsolete) Covered with serpents; having serpents.
    A snaky rod or wand. — Dryden.
    That snaky-headed, Gorgon shield. — Milton.

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