Basic Guidelines For English Spellings
adjectiveadjective snuffier, adjective snuffiestarchaic
1Supercilious or contemptuous.‘some snuffy old stockbroker’
- ‘His doer, a little old snuffy attorney of the name of Macphail, grew sententious as the business drew to its close.’
- ‘I have met snuffy, stupid, undutiful, conceited, and snobbish priests, but for me one Fr. Francis outweighs them all.’
2Easily offended or annoyed.
upset, hurt, wounded, injured, insulted, aggrieved, affronted, pained, displeased, distressed, disgruntled, put out, annoyed, angered, angry, cross, exasperated, indignant, irritated, vexed, piqued, irked, stung, galled, nettled, needled, peeved, ruffled, resentful, in a huff, huffy, in high dudgeon, fed up
- ‘Don't be snuffy, Molly.’
Resembling powdered tobacco in colour or substance.
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