- Brit., Informal a small drink of alcoholic liquor
- a footed goblet that tapers to a small opening to concentrate the aroma, as of brandy
Origin of snifterfrom snift, variant, variety of sniff
- A pear-shaped goblet with a narrow top, used especially in serving brandy.
- Slang A small portion of liquor.
Origin of snifterFrom Middle English snifteren to sniff perhaps of Scandinavian origin