|Origin:||Probably from a Scandinavian language|
a problem or disadvantage, especially one that is not very serious, which you had not expected:
It's an interesting job. The only snag is that it's not very well paid.
hit/run into a snag
The grand opening hit a snag when no one could find the key.
a part of a dead tree that sticks out, especially one that is under water and can be dangerous
a sharp part of something that sticks out and holds or cuts things that touch it