Synonyms for Snags:
cul-de-sacs, blockages, entrapments, hurdles, restraints, interruptions, impediments, dampers, complications, disadvantages, encumbrances, constraints, hindrances, obstacles, blockades, drawbacks, restrictions, stoppages, entanglements, oppositions, Inhibitions, obstructions, Frustrations, impasses, barriers, deterrents.
reprieves, recesses, Hiatuses, interludes, breaks, postponements, Suspensions, pauses, intervals, hitches.
Incisors, canines, fangs, Bicuspids, Molars, teeth, tusks.
Cramps, stops, bars, opposes, brakes, handicaps, constrains, cripples, encumbers, entangles, deters, stays, burdens, jams, entraps, impairs, curbs, clogs, mires, drags, counters, bottlenecks, congests, obstructs, restricts, frustrates, baffles, hinders, tangles, blocks, restrains, catches, snarls, resists, thwarts, bungs, hampers, plugs, inhibits, paralyzes, detains, constipates, complicates, Delays, checks, impedes, fetters, chokes, fouls, dams, hamstrings, crimps, interrupts.
suspends, postpones, relieves.
Usage examples for snags
The greatest difficulty which presents itself in entering the southern mouth arises from what in America are termed snags that is, large trees, the roots of which are firmly planted in the bed of the river, whilst the branches project up the stream, and are likely to pierce any boat in its passage down. – Journals Of Two Expeditions Of Discovery In North-West And Western Australia, Vol. 2 (of 2) by George Grey