Snaffle Definition

snăfəl
snaffled, snaffles, snaffling
noun
snaffles
A bit, usually light and jointed, attached to a bridle and having no curb.
Webster's New World
A bit for a horse, consisting of two bars joined at the center, as by a joint.
American Heritage
(figuratively) Decorative wear that looks like a snaffle.
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verb
snaffled, snaffles, snaffling
To fit with or control by a snaffle.
Webster's New World
To purloin or snitch.
Webster's New World

To grab or seize; to snap up.

Wiktionary

(informal) To purloin, or obtain by devious means.

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Other Word Forms of Snaffle

Noun

Singular:
snaffle
Plural:
snaffles

Origin of Snaffle

  • Origin unknown

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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