What do you think when you look back on the early '90s, Are You Gonna Go My Way-era Lenny, with the dreadlocks and snarl?
I heard then a sigh next to me that had an undertone not unlike a snarl.
Some people know Curtis through his passion as an Elvis impersonator, including a snarl and long sideburns.
"to tangle, to catch in a snare or noose" (trans.), late 14c., from a noun snarl "a snare, a noose" (late 14c.), probably a diminutive of snare (n.1). Intransitive sense "become twisted or entangled" is from c.1600. Related: Snarled; snarling.
"growl and bare the teeth," 1580s, perhaps from Dutch or Low German snarren "to rattle," probably of imitative origin (cf. German schnarren "to rattle," schnurren "to hum, buzz"). Meaning "speak in a harsh manner" first recorded 1690s. Related: Snarled; snarling.
late 14c., "a snare, noose," from snarl (v.1). Meaning "a tangle, a knot" is first attested c.1600. Meaning "a traffic jam" is from 1933.
"a sharp growl accompanied by a display of the teeth," 1610s, from snarl (v.2).