There are 2 main translations of snuff in Spanish

: snuff1snuff2

snuff1

cortar, v.

Pronunciation /snəf//snʌf/

transitive verb

  • 1

    (wick) cortar
    to snuff it estirar la pata informal
    • Unrelenting and pitiless in their quest for fun, they snuff out their torches and shout louder while walking upon the poor squire.
    • Even when fire has been snuffed out, he reminds us, its presence lingers.
    • And each time, they re-light the fuse right where they snuffed it out the last time.
    • She closed the tinderbox, snuffing the flames, then settled back down where she was lying before.
    • ‘Point well taken,’ Sage remarked, snuffing out his cigarette in the grass and turning around.
    • Quickly I snuffed my cigarette and put it in my pocket.
    • The candles had been snuffed out since I'd last been awake and the door was shut.
    • She dropped the remains of her cigarette on the ground and snuffed it out with the toe of her boot.
    • Then he swears some more, and snuffs a cigarette in the aisle.
    • Sure, the candle was snuffed out at one moment, but that could have been the wind.
    • Mysteriously snuffed out candles, weird sensations and shivers down the spine may not be due to the presence of ghosts in haunted houses but to very low frequency sound that is inaudible to humans.
    • Finally, as if being snuffed out like a candle, the sun was gone.
    • I noticed Heinrich, the only boy of them without a helmet, shoveling dirt onto the fire to snuff it out.
    • My candle was snuffed out and I knew it would never relight again.
    • Edgar then took the extinguisher nozzle and proceeded to discharge Halon into the aircraft fire door, snuffing out the burning fuel inside the engine bay of the vulnerable fighter.
    • All the candles were snuffed out immediately and a strong smell of brimstone and myrrh filled the room.
    • But he snuffed it sternly and rose, and the touch of color in his cheeks could easily have been put down to the cold wind outside the chapter house.
    • The flames were snuffed immediately as she lost concentration.
    • "Well, I better go," I said, snuffing the cigarette in the grass.
    • Another of the king's sniveling nobles had noticed, however, that she slipped out of his house long after candles had been snuffed and fires extinguished.
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There are 2 main translations of snuff in Spanish

: snuff1snuff2

snuff2

rapé, n.

Pronunciation /snʌf//snəf/

noun

  • 1

    (for inhaling)
    rapé masculine
    to take snuff tomar rapé
    • With a single movement he sniffed up snuff from the back of his hand.
    • Although bubble gum and candy are also packaged to resemble snuff, chewing tobacco, pipes, and cigars, we do not know if similar evidence exists for such products or in other countries.
    • A pinch of snuff, inhaled through the nose, used to be a common way of using tobacco.
    • Switching from cigarettes to a pipe or cigars, or using snuff or oral tobacco (chewing tobacco), does not reduce the risk.
    • I would take my brown bag lunch down to Fish Creek behind the football field where I had smoked pot and done snuff back in my middle school.
    • I do not drink or smoke but take snuff occasionally.
    • Occurrences of the disease have been reported, but uncommonly, in persons who use smokeless tobacco or snuff.
    • Tobacco taken in the form of snuff contains mutagens that can cause nose tumors.
    • Eating out every other day or habits like chewing betel leaves, tobacco, taking snuff, smoking, and drinking take their toll on one's health and voice.
    • If pub owners really knew what they were at, they'd start selling snuff or some other kind of smokeless tobacco.
    • All forms of tobacco have been implicated as causative agents, including cigarette, cigar and pipe tobacco as well as chewing tobacco and snuff.
    • On one occasion, he was walking inland up Deeside to fulfil an engagement, and stopped to take a pinch of snuff.
    • The history of chewing and smoking tobacco, and of taking snuff, is of great antiquity.
    • Tobacco and snuff were convenient and acceptable items, and more luxurious fare was provided when possible.
    • Get rid of all your chewing tobacco or snuff before your quit date.
    • He had smoked since 1970 and had used oral snuff since 1980.
    • Russians used to be sent to Siberia for taking snuff.
    • A pinch of snuff may be placed between the cheek and the gum or inhaled into the nostrils.
    • After a committee advised the government to ban oral snuff, the government acted in accordance with the recommendation.
  • 2dipping snuff
    US

    tabaco de mascar masculine

transitive verb

  • 1

    (sniff)
    olfatear