Synonyms of snag in English:

snag


See US English definition of snag

See UK English definition of snag

See Spanish definition of inconveniente

noun

1‘the snag is that a stronger economy might mean higher inflation’

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obstacle, difficulty, complication, catch, hitch, stumbling block, pitfall, unseen problem, problem, issue, barrier, impediment, hindrance, inconvenience, setback, hurdle, disadvantage, downside, drawback, minus
British disbenefit
informal hiccup

2‘the wooden rails become smooth over time, with no snags or rough corners’

SYNONYMS
sharp projection, jag, jagged bit
thorn, spur
informal sticky-out bit

3‘she got a snag in her tights’

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tear, rip, rent, run, hole, gash, slash, slit
British ladder

verb

1‘she wouldn't want cats' claws snagging her tights’

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tear, rip, gash
British ladder

2‘the zip runs freely and doesn't snag on the fabric’

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catch, catch in, hook, jag
get caught in, get caught on