AskDefine | Define sniggle

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English

Verb

  1. To catch eels by hand.
  2. Alternate spelling and pronunciation of snicker (corruption with giggle.) To chortle or chuckle.
  3. To steal something of little value; diminutive corruption of snag + diminutive suffix.

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Extensive Definition

Sniggling is:
A sniggle is not to be confused with a sniglet, a form of humorous definition.

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

allure, bag, bait, bait the hook, birdlime, bola, catch, catch out, chortle, chuckle, cobweb, decoy, dragnet, enmesh, ensnare, ensnarl, entangle, entoil, entrap, enweb, fishhook, fly, foul, giggle, gill net, gin, ground bait, guffaw, harpoon, hee-haw, hook, hook in, inveigle, jig, land, lariat, lasso, lime, lure, mesh, meshes, nail, net, noose, plug, pound net, purse seine, rope, sack, seine, snag, snare, snarl, snicker, spear, spinner, spread the toils, springe, squid, take, tangle, tangle up with, titter, toils, trap, trawl, trip, wind, wobbler
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