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American English: /ˈsnæfəl/
British English: /ˈsnaf(ə)l/

Translation of snaffle in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • (British) [colloquial]
    afanar [slang]
    birlar [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • If anyone has forgotten to pack their white shirt - a not uncommon occurrence, one member of the orchestra says - they have quickly snaffled a replacement.
    • More than half the tickets were quickly snaffled by Lions supporters.
    • But what about Jeremy Paxman's book, Friends in High Places, that showed the best jobs are snaffled by those from public schools and elite universities?

noun snaffle bit

  • bridón (masculine)
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