Snaggle vs Sniggle - What's the difference?

snaggle | sniggle |


As verbs the difference between snaggle and sniggle

is that snaggle is to become tangled, knotted or intertwined while sniggle is to catch an eel by thrusting a baited hook into its den.

As a noun snaggle

is a tangled, knotted, or intertwined mass.

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snaggle

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A tangled, knotted, or intertwined mass.
  • Derived terms

    * snaggly

    Verb

    (snaggl)
  • To become tangled, knotted or intertwined.
  • sniggle

    English

    Verb

  • To catch an eel by thrusting a baited hook into its den.
  • Alternate spelling and pronunciation of snicker (corruption with giggle.) To chortle or chuckle.
  • (obsolete) To steal something of little value; diminutive corruption of snag + diminutive suffix.
  • References

    * Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Thesaurus 1993.

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