snail

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈsneɪl/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/sneɪl/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(snāl)


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snail

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a common garden snail
  2. a [dish, meal, plate] of snails
  3. found snails in the [yard, garden, woods, forest]
  4. [eat, cook, catch] snails
  5. [boiled, grilled, barbecued] snails
  6. eat snails with [garlic, sauce]
  7. snails are a delicacy in [France]
  8. as slow as a snail
  9. [going, working, driving] like a snail
  10. [going] as fast as a snail
  11. [going] at a snail's pace
n as adj
  1. sent a [letter, parcel] by snail mail
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