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snuffy

[snuhf-ee] /ˈsnʌf i/
adjective, snuffier, snuffiest.
1.
resembling snuff.
2.
soiled with snuff.
3.
given to the use of snuff.
4.
having an unpleasant appearance.
5.
having hurt feelings.
6.
easily displeased.
Origin
1780-1790
1780-90; snuff1 + -y1
Related forms
snuffiness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for snuffiness

snuffy

/ˈsnʌfɪ/
adjective snuffier, snuffiest
1.
of, relating to, or resembling snuff
2.
covered with or smelling of snuff
3.
unpleasant; disagreeable
Derived Forms
snuffiness, noun
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Slang definitions & phrases for snuffiness

snuffy

adjective

Drunk (1823+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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