A snuffy old man comes into the room, with a huge bundle wrapped up in dirty waterproof.
I shall only find in him,' I thought, 'a "snuffy priest," and he in me only an Oxford cub.'
Does he think that I am a snuffy collector of stuffy curios?
snuffy Davie, a prince of book-hunters, 166—his capture of the Game of Chess, 222.
Now the matrimonial gates are lifted high, and the young man has not to ask permission of any snuffy old magistrate to marry.
That snuffy black gown of hers went down in a reverence as he passed.
Im the snuffy, snappy bachelor type, you remember, and I dont suppose Id ever have married.
One fat and snuffy priest had come chattering like a parrot.
The snuffy old gentlemen had left the room in a body, outwardly polite and inwardly raging.
Does Skinflint ever think his candle is snuffy or burns dimly?