Snuff-out



noun
1.
the charred or partly consumed portion of a candlewick.
2.
a thing of little or no value, especially if left over.
verb (used with object)
3.
to cut off or remove the snuff of (candles, tapers, etc.).
Verb phrases
4.
snuff out,

to extinguish:
to snuff out a candle.
to suppress; crush:
to snuff out opposition.
Informal. to kill or murder:
Many lives were snuffed out during the epidemic.

verb
1.
(transitive) to inhale through the nose
2.
when intr, often foll by at. (esp of an animal) to examine by sniffing
noun
3.
an act or the sound of snuffing
noun
1.
finely powdered tobacco for sniffing up the nostrils or less commonly for chewing
2.
a small amount of this
3.
any powdered substance, esp one for sniffing up the nostrils
4.
(informal) up to snuff

in good health or in good condition
(mainly Brit) not easily deceived

verb
5.
(intransitive) to use or inhale snuff
verb (transitive)
1.
(often foll by out) to extinguish (a light from a naked flame, esp a candle)
2.
to cut off the charred part of (the wick of a candle, etc)
3.
(usually foll by out) (informal) to suppress; put an end to
4.
(Brit, informal) snuff it, to die
noun
5.
the burned portion of the wick of a candle

snuff (snŭf)
v. snuffed, snuff·ing, snuffs
To inhale something audibly through the nose; sniff. n.

A preparation of finely pulverized tobacco that can be drawn up into the nostrils by inhaling.

A medicated powder inhaled through or blown into the nose.

snozzle
In addition to the idiom beginning with snuff

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