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A word used to replace the over used phrase, "That's Tight" or "That is way cool". A surfer slang.
Duuuude that was a fucking gnarly fall!
by Lil'LemonSqueeze January 25, 2007
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1. Something tough or hard

2. Something tough or hard that has been succesfully manipulated
1. My first chemistry assignment is one gnarly bitch

2. He pulled a 720 in that crappy halfpipe? Gnarly shit!!!
by Ben October 22, 2003
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1.A word used to describe hardcore, rough sk8ing terrain e.g. "Shit that run up was gnarly"
2.Used to describe someones style of sk8ing e.g. "Dude, that kickflip BS crooked was gnarly!"
as above
by Jeff24 July 09, 2003
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the world "gnarly" but with the beginning "g" not silent. Means Cool, rad, awesome, or sweet.
Dude that jump was totally g'narly!
by Jimmy Bo-Fimmy April 17, 2007
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A person, action or thing that is very disgusting and revolting.
OMG what's that drunk girl on the floor doing to that guy? Ew she is so gnarly!

Your cat just puked on your pillow! Argh how gnarly.
by DiscoLady May 29, 2009
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if something is gnarly, it is so cool it almost makes you inclined to say "yessssss!" and/or perform "air guitar" , "raise the horns", hi-5's etc.
"hey dude, that concert was GNARLY! woooo!
by Ashlee Sykora November 12, 2006
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its the new cool it really just describes anything that you think is awesome it has to be pretty far out to be gnarly but it is used virtually for everything
that was one gnarly trick
or
what a gnarly sunset
by indzz April 18, 2006
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