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SNAKE IN THE GRASS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does snake in the grass mean? 

SNAKE IN THE GRASS (noun)
  The noun SNAKE IN THE GRASS has 1 sense:

1. a deceitful or treacherous person

  Familiarity information: SNAKE IN THE GRASS used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SNAKE IN THE GRASS (noun)


Sense 1snake in the grass [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A deceitful or treacherous person

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

snake in the grass; snake

Hypernyms ("snake in the grass" is a kind of...):

bad person (a person who does harm to others)


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