What is another word for snuffer?

Pronunciation: [snˈʌfə] (IPA)

A snuffer is a tool used to extinguish candles. There are several synonyms for this word, some of which include "candle extinguisher," "wick dipper," "candle douter," and "candle quencher." These synonyms are all used in the same context as a snuffer and offer different ways of referring to the same tool. While some people may use one synonym over the other, they all mean the same thing and serve the same purpose. Whether it's a snuffer, candle extinguisher, or any of the other synonyms, these tools are an essential part of maintaining a safe and enjoyable candle-watching experience.

What are the hypernyms for Snuffer?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    utensil, household object, Candle Accessory, Fire Accessory.

What are the hyponyms for Snuffer?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

Usage examples for Snuffer

The red cap acted like a snuffer on a candle, to put it out, and while under it, no goblin could be seen by mortal eyes.
"Dutch Fairy Tales for Young Folks"
William Elliot Griffis
"And if you win," rejoined Miss Nicky, shaking the snuffer-stand in which were deposited the sixpences, "you get all this."
"Marriage"
Susan Edmonstone Ferrier
Do out appears in the name of the little instrument something like a pair of snuffer which was formerly used to extinguish the candles and called a "Doute."
"Bacon is Shake-Speare"
Sir Edwin Durning-Lawrence

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