Its origins are from the suburbs of Cincinnati, and it is usually accompanied by the 'hang loose' hand gesture in a shaking motion.
I smelt her once and I knew she was gnarls
Something tightly twisted and swollen.
1.) Twist into a deformed or damaged state.
2.) Make noises and remarks of displeasure and disapproval
"The old boxer's fists were two gnarls."
1.) "The dog gnarled the chew toy."
2.) "That woman is so wild she gnarled at me!"