snifter definition, meaning - what is snifter in the British English Dictionary & Thesaurus - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “snifter”

See all translations

snifter

noun [C] uk   /ˈsnɪf.tər/  us   /-tɚ/

snifter noun [C] (DRINK)

old-fashioned informal a small drink of something alcoholic: How about a snifter before dinner?

snifter noun [C] (GLASS)

US a bowl-shaped glass that is narrower at the top and has a short stem, used for drinking brandy
Translations of “snifter”
in Chinese (Traditional) 喝, 一口酒,一小杯酒…
in Chinese (Simplified) 喝, 一口酒,一小杯酒…
(Definition of snifter from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of snifter?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Word of the Day

cost/charge the earth

to cost, charge, etc. a lot of money

Word of the Day

The language of elections

by Liz Walter,
April 22, 2015
On May 7th, citizens of the UK will be going to the polls (having an election) to decide who will form the next government. This kind of election is known as a general election. The country is divided into 650 areas, called constituencies. Each constituency elects a member of parliament (MP) to

Read More 

dumbwalking noun

April 20, 2015
walking slowly, without paying attention to the world around you because you are consulting a smartphone He told me dumbwalking probably wouldn’t be a long-term problem.

Read More