1. [ noun ] (zoology) limbless scaly elongate reptile; some are venomous
Synonyms: serpent ophidian
Related terms: diapsid blind_snake viper constrictor elapid sea_snake colubrid_snake Serpentes
2. [ verb ] move smoothly, like a snake
Related terms: glide
3. [ verb ] form a snake-like pattern

"The river snakes through the valley"

Related terms: wind
4. [ noun ] a deceitful or treacherous person
Synonyms: snake_in_the_grass
Related terms: bad_person
5. [ noun ] (geography) a tributary of the Columbia River that rises in Wyoming and flows westward; discovered in 1805 by the Lewis and Clark Expedition
Synonyms: Snake_River
Related terms: river US Washington Wyoming Oregon Idaho Twin
6. [ verb ] move along a winding path

"The army snaked through the jungle"

Related terms: weave
7. [ noun ] (astronomy) a long faint constellation in the southern hemisphere near the equator stretching between Virgo and Cancer
Synonyms: Hydra
Related terms: constellation
8. [ noun ] something resembling a snake
Related terms: object trap-and-drain_auger closet_auger
9. [ noun ] a long flexible steel coil for dislodging stoppages in curved pipes
Synonyms: auger plumber's_snake
Related terms: hand_tool trap-and-drain_auger closet_auger
Similar spelling:   sneak