What is another word for snakes?

Pronunciation: [snˈe͡ɪks] (IPA)

The word snakes is commonly used to refer to a reptile characterized by a long, limbless body and the ability to slither around on the ground. However, there are numerous other words that can be used as synonyms for snakes. Some of these synonyms include serpents, cobras, vipers, adders, boas, pythons, and anacondas. These different synonyms are often used to distinguish between various types of snakes based on their physical features or geographic regions. For example, a cobra is a specific type of venomous snake found in Asia and Africa, while pythons are constrictors that can be found in a wide variety of regions around the world.

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Usage examples for Snakes

Whereas the brazen serpent represented all snakes.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. I"
Marcus Dods
"Who lets loose fiery snakes-" "He!"
"In Desert and Wilderness"
Henryk Sienkiewicz
But, at the very beginning, blind terror at the sight of the fiery snakes seized the Samburus.
"In Desert and Wilderness"
Henryk Sienkiewicz

Famous quotes with Snakes

  • I have written a lot about snakes. There's something pretty primordial about it.
    Laurie Anderson
  • From the happy expression on their faces you might have supposed that they welcomed the war. I have met with men who loved stamps, and stones, and snakes, but I could not imagine any man loving war.
    Margot Asquith
  • I remember when we were doing the first Dragon's Lair, I got really involved with coming up with all the little rooms and what was the danger in the room and going into it with bats and spiders and snakes.
    Don Bluth
  • With women, I've got a long bamboo pole with a leather loop on the end. I slip the loop around their necks so they can't get away or come too close. Like catching snakes.
    Marlon Brando
  • I've been bitten twice by snakes.
    Tony Brock

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