snuffler

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n snuffler a person who breathes noisily (as through a nose blocked by mucus)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Snuffler One who snuffles; one who uses cant.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n snuffler One who snuffles. see snuffle, v.
    • n snuffler One who makes a pretentious assumption of religion; a religious canter.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Snuffler one who snuffles or speaks through his nose when obstructed
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Dut. snuffen, snuf; Ger. schnaufen, to snuff.

Usage

In literature:

Daniel was a snuffler.
"The Soldier of the Valley" by Nelson Lloyd
Lord Thormanby and the Archdeacon were in the smoking room, so we pretended we'd come to look for Hilda's pocket snuffler.
"Lalage's Lovers" by George A. Birmingham
This bust is of the late venerable and excellent Archbishop Snuffler.
"Happy-Thought Hall" by F. C. Burnand
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