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snuffer

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[ snuhf-er ]
/ ˈsnʌf ər /
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noun
a person who snuffs or sniffs.
a person who takes snuff.
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Origin of snuffer

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First recorded in 1600–10; snuff1 + -er1

Other definitions for snuffer (2 of 2)

snuffer2
[ snuhf-er ]
/ ˈsnʌf ər /

noun

Origin of snuffer

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1425–75; late Middle English. See snuff2, -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for snuffer

snuffer
/ (ˈsnʌfə) /

noun
a cone-shaped implement for extinguishing candles
(plural) an instrument resembling a pair of scissors for trimming the wick or extinguishing the flame of a candle
rare a person who takes snuff
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