Definitions of snuff
  1. verb
    inhale audibly through the nose
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    type of:
    breathe in, inhale, inspire
    draw in (air)
  2. verb
    sniff or smell inquiringly
    synonyms: snuffle
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    type of:
    inhale the odor of; perceive by the olfactory sense
  3. noun
    sensing an odor by inhaling through the nose
    synonyms: sniff
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    type of:
    smell, smelling
    the act of perceiving the odor of something
  4. noun
    finely powdered tobacco for sniffing up the nose
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    strong snuff made from dark coarse tobacco
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    baccy, tobacco
    leaves of the tobacco plant dried and prepared for smoking or ingestion
  5. noun
    a pinch of smokeless tobacco inhaled at a single time
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    type of:
    hint, jot, mite, pinch, soupcon, speck, tinge, touch
    a slight but appreciable amount
  6. noun
    the charred portion of a candlewick
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    type of:
    a charred substance
  7. adjective
    snuff colored; of a greyish to yellowish brown
    synonyms: chukker-brown, mummy-brown, snuff-brown
    being or having or characterized by hue
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