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Definition 1: sensing an odor by inhaling through the nose - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for snuff in the sense of this definition

(snuff is a kind of ...) the act of perceiving the odor of something

Definition 2: finely powdered tobacco for sniffing up the nose - [noun denoting artifact]

(snuff is a kind of ...) leaves of the tobacco plant dried and prepared for smoking or ingestion

(... is a kind of snuff ) strong snuff made from dark coarse tobacco

Definition 3: a pinch of smokeless tobacco inhaled at a single time - [noun denoting quantity]

(snuff is a kind of ...) a slight but appreciable amount

"this dish could use a touch of garlic"

Definition 4: the charred portion of a candlewick - [noun denoting substance]

(snuff is a kind of ...) a charred substance

(... is part of snuff) the wick of a candle

Definition 5: inhale (something) through the nose - [verb of body]

Samples where snuff or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • snuff coke

(snuff is a kind of ...) draw in (air)

"Inhale deeply" "inhale the fresh mountain air" "The patient has trouble inspiring" "The lung cancer patient cannot inspire air very well"

Definition 6: sniff or smell inquiringly - [verb of perception]

Synonyms for snuff in the sense of this definition

(snuff is a kind of ...) inhale the odor of; perceive by the olfactory sense

Definition 7: snuff colored; of a greyish to yellowish brown - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for snuff in the sense of this definition

(snuff is similar to ...) being or having or characterized by hue

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