Definitions of snuff

  1. To snort; to inhale the air with violence or with noise; to take offence.
  2. To draw in through the nose; smell or scent; rid of the charred part of the wick; as, to snuff a candle.
  3. To draw into the nose: to smell: to take off the snuff of ( as a candle).
  4. To smell by snuffing; to take off the snuff of, as a candle.
  5. To crop the snuff from.
  6. To snort or sniff.
  7. To draw in air violently and noisily through the nose: to sniff.
  8. To draw in air strongly through the nose.
  9. inhale ( something) audibly through the nose
  10. inhale audibly through the nose; " snuff coke"
  11. The part of a candle wick charred by the flame, whether burning or not.
  12. To crop the snuff of, as a candle; to take off the end of the snuff of.
  13. To draw in, or to inhale, forcibly through the nose; to sniff.
  14. To perceive by the nose; to scent; to smell.
  15. To inhale air through the nose with violence or with noise, as do dogs and horses.
  16. To turn up the nose and inhale air, as an expression of contempt; hence, to take offense.
  17. The act of snuffing; perception by snuffing; a sniff.
  18. Pulverized tobacco, etc., prepared to be taken into the nose; also, the amount taken at once.
  19. Resentment, displeasure, or contempt, expressed by a snuffing of the nose.
  20. To draw in through the nose; to scent; to smell; to take the snuff off.
  21. To draw in with the breath through the nose; to inhale; to perceive by the nose; to take off the burnt top of a candle; to inhale breath audibly; to draw up into the nostrils the powder of tobacco- leaf; to snift, in contempt.
  22. finely powdered tobacco for sniffing up the nose
  23. a pinch of smokeless tobacco inhaled at a single time
  24. the charred portion of a candlewick
  25. Powdered tobacco to be inhaled through the nose; the burned part of the wick of a candle.
  26. Powdered tobacco or other substance for snuffing: the charred part of a candlewick.
  27. Powdered tobacco; charred end of a candle- wick.
  28. Pulverized tobaco to be inhald into the nostrils.
  29. The charred portion of a wick.
  30. That which is inhaled or drawn up through the nostrils; the charred end of a wick; tobacco- leaf reduced to powder for drawing up into the nostrils.
  31. snuff colored; grayish to yellowish brown