Definition of Snuff

1. Noun. The charred portion of a candlewick.

Group relationships: Candlewick
Generic synonyms: Char

2. Verb. Sniff or smell inquiringly.
Exact synonyms: Snuffle
Generic synonyms: Smell

3. Adjective. Snuff colored; of a greyish to yellowish brown.
Exact synonyms: Chukker-brown, Mummy-brown, Snuff-brown
Similar to: Chromatic

4. Noun. A pinch of smokeless tobacco inhaled at a single time.
Generic synonyms: Hint, Jot, Mite, Pinch, Soupcon, Speck, Tinge, Touch

5. Verb. Inhale audibly through the nose. "Snuff coke"
Generic synonyms: Breathe In, Inhale, Inspire

6. Noun. Finely powdered tobacco for sniffing up the nose.
Specialized synonyms: Rappee
Generic synonyms: Baccy, Tobacco

7. Noun. Sensing an odor by inhaling through the nose.
Exact synonyms: Sniff
Generic synonyms: Smell, Smelling
Derivative terms: Sniff

Definition of Snuff

1. n. The part of a candle wick charred by the flame, whether burning or not.

2. v. t. To crop the snuff of, as a candle; to take off the end of the snuff of.

3. v. t. To draw in, or to inhale, forcibly through the nose; to sniff.

4. v. i. To inhale air through the nose with violence or with noise, as do dogs and horses.

5. n. The act of snuffing; perception by snuffing; a sniff.

Definition of Snuff

1. Noun. Finely ground or pulverized tobacco intended for use by being sniffed or snorted into the nose. ¹

2. Noun. 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. ¹

3. Noun. A snort or sniff of fine-ground, powdered, or pulverized tobacco. ¹

4. Noun. The act of briskly inhaling by the nose; a sniff, a snort. ¹

5. Noun. Resentment or skepticism expressed by quickly drawing air through the nose; snuffling; sniffling. ¹

6. Noun. (obsolete) Snot, mucus. ¹

7. Noun. (obsolete) Smell, scent, odour. ¹

8. Verb. To inhale through the nose. ¹

9. Noun. The burning part of a candle wick, or the black, burnt remains of a wick (which has to be periodically removed). ¹

10. Noun. (obsolete) Leavings in a glass after drinking; heel-taps. ¹

11. Noun. (context: attributive) Pertaining to a form of pornographic film which involves someone's actually being murdered. ¹

12. Verb. To extinguish a candle or oil-lamp flame by covering the burning end of the wick until the flame is suffocated. ¹

13. Verb. (slang) To kill a person; to snuff out. ¹

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Definition of Snuff

1. to use or inhale snuff (powdered tobacco) [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Snuff

1. 1. To inhale forcibly through the nose. 2. Finely powdered tobacco used by inhalation through the nose or applied to the gums. 3. Any medicated powder applied by insufflation to the nasal mucous membrane. Origin: echoic (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Snuff

snuff film
snuff films
snuff it
snuff movie
snuff movies
snuff out
snuff user

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