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English definition of “snaffle”

snaffle

verb [I or T]     /ˈsnæf.l̩/ UK informal
to take something quickly for yourself, in a way that prevents someone else from having or using it: Who's snaffled my pen ? Martha snaffled (= ate ) all the peanuts before the party had even begun ! The company grew by snaffling up several smaller businesses .Stealing
(Definition of snaffle verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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