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Definition of snaffle

snaffle

  • To borrow. Usually applied to a small and/or insignificant item. The implication is sometimes that the item may not be returned for the foreseeable future, e.g. "He's got a new stapler wasn't using his old one, so I snaffled it."
    Can I snaffle that, please?

    Last edited on Feb 06 2003. Submitted by Ceri from Surrey, UK on Feb 06 2003.

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