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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gnarly  \Gnarl"y\,  a. 
  Full  of  knots;  knotty;  twisted;  crossgrained. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  gnarly 
  adj  :  used  of  old  persons  or  old  trees;  covered  with  knobs  or 
  knots;  "gnarled  and  knotted  hands";  "a  knobbed  stick" 
  [syn:  {gnarled},  {knotted},  {knotty},  {knobbed}] 
 
  From  Jargon  File  (4.2.3,  23  NOV  2000)  [jargon]: 
 
  gnarly  /nar'lee/  adj  Both  {obscure}  and  {hairy}  (sense  1). 
  "{Yow!}  --  the  tuned  assembler  implementation  of  BitBlt  is  really  gnarly!" 
  From  a  similar  but  less  specific  usage  in  surfer  slang. 
 
 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  gnarly 
 
    /nar'lee/  Both  obscure  and  {hairy}.  "{Yow}!  -  the 
  tuned  {assembler}  implementation  of  {BitBlt}  is  really 
  gnarly!"  From  a  similar  but  less  specific  usage  in  surfer 
  slang. 
 
  [{Jargon  File}] 
 
  (1996-09-17) 
 
 




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