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.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
snuf, v.i. to draw in air violently and noisily through the nose: to sniff: to smell at anything doubtfully: to take snuff into the nose.—v.t. to draw into the nose: to smell, to examine by smelling.—n. a powdered preparation of tobacco or other substance for snuffing, a pinch of such: a sniff: resentment, huff.—ns. Snuff′-box, a box for snuff; Snuff′-dip′ping, the habit of dipping a wetted stick into snuff and rubbing it on the gums; Snuff′er, one who snuffs; Snuff′iness, state of being snuffy.—v.i. Snuf′fle, to breathe hard through the nose.—n. the sound made by such: a nasal twang: cant.—n. Snuf′fler, one who snuffles or speaks through his nose when obstructed.—n.pl. Snuf′fles, nasal catarrh and consequent stoppage of the nose.—ns. Snuff′ling; Snuff′-mill, a machine for grinding tobacco into snuff; Snuff′-mull, a snuff-box; Snuff′-spoon, a spoon for taking snuff from a snuff-box; Snuff′-tāk′er, one who snuffs habitually; Snuff′-tāking.—adj. Snuff′y, soiled with, or smelling of, snuff.—Take a thing in snuff (Shak.), to take offence; Up to snuff, knowing, not likely to be taken in. [Dut. snuffen, snuf; Ger. schnaufen, to snuff.]
The numerical value of snuff in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of snuff in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
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.
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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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