Snifter meaning

snĭftər
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A pear-shaped goblet with a narrow top, used especially in serving brandy.
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A small portion of liquor.
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A small drink of alcoholic liquor.
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A footed goblet that tapers to a small opening to concentrate the aroma, as of brandy.
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A small alcoholic drink.
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A pear-shaped glass for drinking brandy or other alcoholic beverages.
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Origin of snifter

  • From Middle English snifteren to sniff perhaps of Scandinavian origin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition