Meaning of “snuff” in the English Dictionary

"snuff" in British English

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snuffnoun [ U ]

uk /snʌf/ us /snʌf/

tobacco in the form of a powder for breathing into the nose:

Very few people take snuff nowadays.

Idiom(s)

snuffverb [ T ]

uk /snʌf/ us /snʌf/

(Definition of “snuff” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"snuff" in American English

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snuffnoun [ U ]

us /snʌf/

tobacco in the form of a powder that people breathe in through their noses

(Definition of “snuff” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)