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.
Definitions include: at a workplace, to have one's desk, cubicle, or work area moved around the facility; to have one's desk, cubicle, or work area moved into a cramped place; to have one's filing cabinets taken away; to be given smaller storage files; and to be the last on the list for any consideration.