n.1.The part of a candle wick charred by the flame, whether burning or not.
v. t.1.To crop the snuff of, as a candle; to take off the end of the snuff of.
[imp. & p. p. Snuffed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Snuffing.]
To snuff out
to extinguish by snuffing.
1.To draw in, or to inhale, forcibly through the nose; to sniff.
2.To perceive by the nose; to scent; to smell.
v. i.1.To inhale air through the nose with violence or with noise, as do dogs and horses.
2.To turn up the nose and inhale air, as an expression of contempt; hence, to take offense.
Do the enemies of the church rage and snuff?
- Bp. Hall.
n.1.The act of snuffing; perception by snuffing; a sniff.
2.Pulverized tobacco, etc., prepared to be taken into the nose; also, the amount taken at once.
3.Resentment, displeasure, or contempt, expressed by a snuffing of the nose.
Snuff dipping
See Dipping, n., 5.
Snuff taker
one who uses snuff by inhaling it through the nose.
To take it in snuff
to be angry or offended.
Up to snuff
not likely to be imposed upon; knowing; acute.
- Shak.
Noun1.snuff - the charred portion of a candlewick
2.snuff - a pinch of smokeless tobacco inhaled at a single time
3.snuff - finely powdered tobacco for sniffing up the nose
4.snuff - sensing an odor by inhaling through the nose
Synonyms: sniff
Verb1.snuff - sniff or smell inquiringly
Synonyms: snuffle
2.snuff - inhale audibly through the nose; "snuff coke"
Adj.1.snuff - snuff colored; grayish to yellowish brown
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