Last modified on 19 June 2013, at 14:57

snuff out

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snuff out

  1. (transitive) To extinguish, to stop a process, to kill, to rub out.
    • 2010 December 29, Chris Whyatt, “Chelsea 1 - 0 Bolton”, BBC:
      Elmander's lovely flick nearly set Taylor free inside the box but, this time, Boswinga reacted well to snuff out any real danger.
  2. (transitive) To kill a living being.