Snell Definition

snĕl
snells, snellest
noun
A length of fine fishing line that connects a hook to a heavier line; a leader.
American Heritage
A short length of gut, nylon, etc. used to attach a fishhook to a fish line.
Webster's New World
verb
To attach (a fishhook) to a snell.
Webster's New World
adjective
snellest
Quick; active.
Webster's New World
Clever; smart; acute.
Webster's New World
Severe; extreme; harsh.
Webster's New World
Keen; sharp.
Webster's New World
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pronoun

A surname​.

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Other Word Forms of Snell

Noun

Singular:
snell
Plural:
snells

Adjective

Base Form:
snell
Superlative:
snellest

Origin of Snell

  • Origin unknown

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

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