Definition of snavel in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈsnav(ə)l
(also snavle or snavvle)


[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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