Definitions for snuffsnʌf
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word snuff
the charred portion of a candlewick
a pinch of smokeless tobacco inhaled at a single time
finely powdered tobacco for sniffing up the nose
sensing an odor by inhaling through the nose
snuff, snuff-brown, mummy-brown, chukker-brown(verb)
snuff colored; of a greyish to yellowish brown
sniff or smell inquiringly
inhale audibly through the nose
Finely ground or pulverized tobacco intended for use by being sniffed or snorted into the nose.
Fine-ground or minced tobacco, dry or moistened, intended for use by placing a pinch behind the lip or beneath the tongue; see also snus.
A snort or sniff of fine-ground, powdered, or pulverized tobacco.
The act of briskly inhaling by the nose; a sniff, a snort.
Resentment or skepticism expressed by quickly drawing air through the nose; snuffling; sniffling.
Smell, scent, odour.
To inhale through the nose.
The burning part of a candle wick, or the black, burnt remains of a wick (which has to be periodically removed).
Leavings in a glass after drinking; heel-taps.
Pertaining to a form of pornographic film which involves someone's actually being murdered.
To extinguish a candle or oil-lamp flame by covering the burning end of the wick until the flame is suffocated.
To kill a person; to snuff out.
the part of a candle wick charred by the flame, whether burning or not
to crop the snuff of, as a candle; to take off the end of the snuff of
to draw in, or to inhale, forcibly through the nose; to sniff
to perceive by the nose; to scent; to smell
to inhale air through the nose with violence or with noise, as do dogs and horses
to turn up the nose and inhale air, as an expression of contempt; hence, to take offense
the act of snuffing; perception by snuffing; a sniff
pulverized tobacco, etc., prepared to be taken into the nose; also, the amount taken at once
resentment, displeasure, or contempt, expressed by a snuffing of the nose
Origin: [OE. snuffen. See Snuff of a candle Snuff to sniff.]
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
He must not laugh at his own wheeze. A snuff box has no right to sneeze.
I don't think because the child has one extra chromosome they should be able to snuff that life out.
This scorecard is nothing more than a justification of some bureaucrat’s job and an attempt to manipulate the data to make it appear such independent institutions aren’t up to snuff.
Translations for snuff
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- tabac à priser, snuffFrench
- smàilScottish Gaelic
- burnót, tubákHungarian
- tabacco da fiutoItalian
- かぎタバコ, スナッフJapanese
- snus, slukkeNorwegian
- nátʼoh yildeełí nííʼiiʼniłNavajo, Navaho
- нюхательный табак, снаффRussian
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