Translation of snuffer in Spanish:

snuffer

apagavelas, n.

Pronunciation /ˈsnəfər//ˈsnʌfə/

noun

  • 1

    (cone)
    apagavelas masculine
    • Francesca used the snuffer to extinguish all but one candle.
    • Many experts believe that you should use a snuffer when extinguishing flames.
    • To prevent flying sparks and spattering wax, use a snuffer instead of blowing out the flame.
    • I remember Colette cutting the oranges into segments, sun on her black hair, the scent of beeswax candles, the silver candle snuffer like a bell.
  • 2snuffers plural

    (shears)
    despabiladeras feminine
    • He later claims that he and his wife are as ‘united… as the candlestick and the snuffers.’
    • The caldrons also, and the shovels, and the snuffers, and the bowls, and the spoons, and all the vessels of brass wherewith they ministered, took they away.
    • Plates, chalices, candleholders, candle snuffers, bells, knives, incense burners, and such items are obviously made for more than just Circle use.
    • They would work on snuffers to fit stands, such as the splendid example shown in Plate IV that bears the mark of this very shop.