HyperDic: gnarl

English > 3 senses of the word gnarl:
VERBcontactgnarltwist into a state of deformity
communicationgnarl, murmur, mutter, grumble, croakmake complaining remarks or noises under one's breath
NOUNshapegnarl, knotsomething twisted and tight and swollen
gnarl > pronunciation
Soundsnaa'rl
Rhymesensnarl ... snarl: 3 rhymes with aarl...
English > gnarl: 3 senses > noun 1, shape
MeaningSomething twisted and tight and swollen.
Example "the old man's fists were two great gnarls"
Synonymknot
Broaderdistorted shape, distortionA shape resulting from distortion
Spanishnudo
Catalannus
Adjectivesgnarlyused of old persons or old trees
Verbsgnarltwist into a state of deformity
English > gnarl: 3 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningTwist into a state of deformity.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"The wind has gnarled this old tree"
Broaderflex, bend, deform, twist, turnCause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked / crooked or angular form
Nounsgnarlsomething twisted and tight and swollen
English > gnarl: 3 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningmake complaining remarks or noises under one's breath.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Synonymsmurmur, mutter, grumble, croak
Broadercomplain, kick, plain, sound off, quetch, kvetchExpress complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness
Spanishgruñir, murmurar
Catalangrunyir, murmurar, queixar-se, rondinar

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