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adjective - degrees: more snuffy / snuffier | most snuffy / snuffiest

  1. Soiled with snuff.
  2. [obsolete, Scotland] Sulky; angry; vexed.


  1. Snuffy a.k.a. Mr. Snuffleupagus: Aloysius Snuffleupagus, more commonly known as Mr. Snuffleupagus or Snuffy, is one of the characters on the educational television program for young children, Sesame Street. He was created as a woolly mammoth, without tusks or ears, and has a long thick pointed tail, similar in shape to that of a dinosaur or other reptile. He has long thick brown hair and a trunk, or "snuffle", that drags along the ground. He is a friend of Big Bird and has a baby sister named Alice. He also attends Snufflegarten.
  2. Snuffy is a fictional character from the 1994 film Crooklyn.
  3. Snuffy is a fictional character from the 1936 film On the Friendly Road.
  4. Snuffy is a fictional character from the 1982 film Honkytonk Man.
  5. Snuffy is a fictional character from the 2003 film Malibu's Most Wanted.
  6. Snuffy is a fictional character from the 2013 film Miffy The Movie.

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Google previewFaith, Interrupted (2010)

by Eric Lax

[A Snuffy is a knucklehead, named after the World War II comic strip character Snuffv Smith, a moonshining hillbilly who ...

Google previewThe Social Cost of Small Families & Land Reform (2013)

A Case Study of the Wataita of Kenya by G. C. Mkangi, D. Parkin

among many of a similar type which socializes the child towards giving affection to, and to appreciate more, pets, animals and things rather than people: Snuffy is a small brown dog, with bright black eyes, floppy ears, and a nice cold nose.

Google previewThe American Slang Dictionary (1891)

by James Maitland

Snuffy, out of ...

Google previewThe Routledge Dictionary of Historical Slang (2003)

by Eric Partridge

snuffy . Drunk: low: from ca 1820; ob.

Google previewSportman's Slang; a New Dictionary of Terms Used in the Affairs of the Turf, the Ring, the Chase and the Cock-pit; with Those of Bon-ton and the Varieties of Life (etc.) (1825)

by John Bee

Snuffy—drunk, with a nasal delivery. Snuffy—drunk in the feminine application, and applied but seldom to puling fellows. Soap-suds—gin and water, hot, with lemon and lump sugar. Society (the)—the vice-society, or vice-suppression society.

Google previewThe Library of Choice Literature and Encyclopedia of Universal Authorship (1894)

The Masterpieces of the Standard Writers of All Nations and All Time by Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Charles Gibbon

neck ; snuffy nose, rather flung into the air, under its old cocked-hat, like an old snuffy lion on the watch ; and such a pair of eyes as no man, or lion, or lynx of that century bore elsewhere, according to all the testimony we have. " Those eyes ...

Google previewSlang, a Dictionary of the Turf, the Ring, the Chase, the Pit, of Bon-Ton, and the Varieties of Life (1823)

Forming the Completest and Most Authentic Lexicon Balatronicum Hitherto Offered to the Notice of the Sporting World, for Elucidating Words and Phrases that are Necessarily, Or Purposely, Cramp, Mutative, and Unintelligible, Outside Their Respective Spheres : Interspersed with Anecdotes and Whimsies, with Tart Quotations, and Rum-ones, with Examples, Proofs, and Monitory Precepts, Useful and Proper for Novices, Flats, and Yokels by John Badcock

Snuffy—drunk, with a nasal delivery. Snuffy—drunk in the feminine application, and applied but seldom to puling fellows.

Google previewA Dictionary of Slang and Colloquial English (1905)

Abridged from the Seven-volume Work, Entitled: Slang and Its Analogues by John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley

Whence in snuff, in dudgeon : to give snuff, to reprimand, to rebuke, to scold ; snuffy, (1) offended, and (2) drunk; snuff, a pet (q.v.) (1584). Phrases : Up to snuff, not to be deceived, wideawake (q.v.), knowing (q.v.); to snuff out, to silence, settle , ...

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Scrabble value of S1N1U1F4F4Y4

The value of this 6-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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