Definition of candlesnuffer in US English:

candlesnuffer

noun

  • 1A small hollow metal cone on the end of a handle, used to extinguish a candle by smothering the flame.

    1. 1.1usually candlesnuffers An implement resembling scissors with an inverted metal cup attached to one blade, used to extinguish a candle or trim its wick.

Pronunciation

candlesnuffer

/ˈkandlˌsnəfər/