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Definition of Snarf

Babylon English

steal another person's property, pilfer, swipe
Snarf Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
hEnglish - advanced version

snarled adj : tangled in knots or snarls; "a mass of knotted string"; "snarled thread" [syn: knotted, snarly]

Grandiloquent Dictionary
1. To fall asleep with your clothes on
2. The act of laughing while drinking and expelling the fluid through one's nose
Australian Slang
(v.) (computers) download a big file without gaining permission first
WordNet 2.0

1. make off with belongings of others
(synonym) pilfer, cabbage, purloin, pinch, abstract, swipe, hook, sneak, filch, nobble, lift
(hypernym) steal
Snarf Definition from Computer & Internet Dictionaries & Glossaries
Jargon File
/snarf/ vt. 1. To grab, esp. to grab a large document or file for the purpose of using it with or without the author's permission. See also BLT. 2. [in the Unix community] To fetch a file or set of files across a network. See also blast. This term was mainstream in the late 1960s, meaning `to eat piggishly'. It may still have this connotation in context. "He's in the snarfing phase of hacking -- FTPing megs of stuff a day." 3. To acquire, with little concern for legal forms or politesse (but not quite by stealing). "They were giving away samples, so I snarfed a bunch of them." 4. Syn. for slurp. "This program starts by snarfing the entire database into core, then...." 5. [GEnie] To spray food or programming fluids due to laughing at the wrong moment. "I was drinking coffee, and when I read your post I snarfed all over my desk." "If I keep reading this topic, I think I'll have to snarf-proof my computer with a keyboard condom." [This sense appears to be widespread among mundane teenagers --ESR]
Snarf Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Snarf or SNARF may refer to:
  • Snarf (ThunderCats), one of several characters on the television show ThunderCats
  • Snarf (Trollz), a character from the animated television series Trollz
  • Snarfing, information theft or data manipulation in wireless, local networks
  • Snarf, the main character from SnarfQuest, a comic that ran from 1985–1989 in Dragon magazine''
  • Snarf, an underground comic published in the early 1970s by Denis Kitchen
  • Snarf, a term used for the "copy" operation in the Blit and Plan 9 windowing systems.
  • SNARF-1, or Seminaphtharhodafluor, a fluorescent dye that changes colour with pH

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