Entry from British & World English dictionary
(also snavle or snavvle)
verb[with object] Australian informal
Steal; grab: they’ll snavel all the land
More example sentences
- I may have to go out there and snavel myself a sexy guy with a V8, flannel shirt and dubious odour.
- I've been told to just be wary when asking advice on horses for sale over the net in case someone else likes the horse and just snavels it up.
- She just stands back and lets them snavvle whatever it is she's got at the time.
Late 18th century (originally English slang): perhaps a variant of snaffle.
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