- 1[transitive, intransitive] to catch or tear something on something rough or sharp; to become caught or torn in this way snag something on/in something I snagged my sweater on the wire fence. snag something The fence snagged my sweater. snag (on/in something) The nets snagged on some rocks.
- 2 [transitive] snag something (from somebody) (informal) to succeed in getting something quickly, often before other people I snagged a ride from Joe.
NAmE//snæɡ//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they snag
he / she / it snags
past simple snagged
-ing form snagging