Definition of Snuffer

1. Noun. A cone-shaped implement with a handle; for extinguishing candles.

Generic synonyms: Implement
Derivative terms: Snuff Out



2. Noun. A person who snuffs out candles.
Generic synonyms: Individual, Mortal, Person, Somebody, Someone, Soul
Derivative terms: Snuff Out

3. Noun. A person who uses snuff.
Exact synonyms: Snuff User
Generic synonyms: Consumer

Definition of Snuffer

1. n. One who snuffs.

Definition of Snuffer

1. Noun. A device made to extinguish (snuff out) a candle (candlesnuffer). ¹

2. Noun. A person who uses snuff. ¹

3. Noun. The common porpoise. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Snuffer

1. one that snuffs [n -S] - See also: snuffs

Medical Definition of Snuffer

1. 1. One who snuffs. 2. The common porpoise. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Snuffer

snuff-color
snuff-colour
snuff-dish
snuff film
snuff films
snuff it
snuff movie
snuff movies
snuff out
snuff user
snuffbox
snuffbox fern
snuffboxes
snuffed
snuffed it
snuffer (current term)
snuffers
snuffier
snuffiest
snuffily
snuffing
snuffingly
snuffings
snuffle
snuffled
snuffler
snufflers
snufflier
snuffliest

Literary usage of Snuffer

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1. Historical and Descriptive Account of the Caricatures of James Gillray by Thomas Wright, Robert Harding Evans (1851)
"The eyes of the personage who acts as candle- snuffer are evidently occupied with some totally different object to that which requires his attention. 417. ..."

2. The Romance of the Irish Stage by Joseph Fitzgerald Molloy (1897)
"Susanna Maria Gibber and her spouse—One Stint the candle-snuffer—Mrs. Cibber's success in Dublin— The famous Mr. Handel and his oratorios— Woffington and ..."

3. The Romance of the Irish Stage by Joseph Fitzgerald Molloy (1897)
"Susanna Maria Gibber and her spouse—One Stint the candle-snuffer—Mrs. Cibber's success in Dublin— The famous Mr. Handel and his oratorios— Woffington and ..."

4. Tait's Edinburgh Magazine by William Tait, Christian Isobel Johnstone (1851)
"It requires so little attendance, that the candle-snuffer might easily manage it without neglecting his graver (or lighter) duties. ..."

5. The Real America in Romance by Edwin Markham (1909)
"CHAPTER IX A snuffer OF CANDLES PASSING along the lane that ran in front of Goody Lawrence's house, in a leaden humor, with the soft words of Jane melting ..."

6. Byways of Collecting by Ethel Deane (1908)
"... Vinaigrettes—Boxes—Miscellaneous Objects—Spoons in General—Apostle Spoons—Candlesticks and snuffer- Trays—Potato Rings and Crosses—Cake Baskets—Salt- ..."

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