Main definitions of snuffy in English

: snuffy1snuffy2

snuffy1

adjective

archaic
  • 1Supercilious or contemptuous:

    ‘some snuffy old stockbroker’
    • ‘His doer, a little old snuffy attorney of the name of Macphail, grew sententious as the business drew to its close.’
    • ‘I have met snuffy, stupid, undutiful, conceited, and snobbish priests, but for me one Fr. Francis outweighs them all.’
  • 2Easily offended or annoyed.

    • ‘Don't be snuffy, Molly.’
    upset, hurt, wounded, injured, insulted, aggrieved, affronted, pained, displeased, distressed, disgruntled, put out, annoyed, angered, angry, cross, exasperated, indignant, irritated, vexed, piqued, irked, stung, galled, nettled, needled, peeved, ruffled, resentful, in a huff, huffy, in high dudgeon, fed up
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Pronunciation:

snuffy

/ˈsnʌfi/

Main definitions of snuffy in English

: snuffy1snuffy2

snuffy2

adjective

archaic
  • Resembling powdered tobacco in colour or substance.

Pronunciation:

snuffy

/ˈsnʌfi/