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Gnar \Gnar\, n. [OE. knarre, gnarre, akin to OD. knor, G. knorren. Cf. Knar, Knur, Gnarl.] A knot or gnarl in wood; hence, a tough, thickset man; -- written also gnarr. [Archaic]

He was . . . a thick gnarre.


Gnar \Gnar\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Gnarred; p. pr. & vb. n. Gnarring.] [See Gnarl.] To gnarl; to snarl; to growl; -- written also gnarr.

At them he gan to rear his bristles strong, And felly gnarre.

A thousand wants Gnarr at the heels of men.


Etymology 1 vb. To snarl or growl. Etymology 2

n. (context slang extreme sports English) snow.

Usage examples of "gnar".

Kel-ryn all but admitted that the crushed knee of the bandit called Gnar was too badly damaged for the magic of his god to prevail.

We were slowed by the need of Gnar to be helped by two men, and in this I was fortunate.

He saw Gnar, the bandit with the broken knee, crawling slowly backward across the ground, while Zack advanced on him with his face split into a menacing leer.

His laughter died quickly at the memory of poor Gnar, crippled by the kick of the horse and then executed by his companions, who found his presence an inconvenience.

So in the end ugly grunts like you have to go down onto these mudballs and take and hold the gnar danged ground.

A handful of Lian and Baeron were there as well, along with an army of Red Hills Drimma, and they swept the enemy away, the Foul Folk to hie into the Gnarring, the Southerlings to flee east.