how to pronounce snaffle


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snaffle is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of snaffle in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… glamorous we've managed to snaffle a few …”

meanings of snaffle


  1. To purloin, or obtain by devious means.
  2. To grab or seize; to snap up.
  3. To clutch by the bridle.
  4. To put a snaffle on, or control with a snaffle.


  1. A broad-mouthed, loose-ringed bit (metal in a horse's mouth). It brings pressure to bear on the tongue and bars and corners of the mouth. Often used as a training bit.
  2. Decorative wear that looks like a snaffle.

snaffle frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word snaffle occurs in english on average 0.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics snaffle can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that snaffle can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) food and health;

3) life, nature, and living environment;

words that rhyme with snaffle


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