snuff it
phrasal British die

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • snuff it — verb pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life She died from cancer The children perished in the fire The patient went peacefully The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102 • Syn: ↑die,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • snuff it — tv. to die. □ The cat leapt straight up in the air and snuffed it. □ I was so sick they thought I was going to snuff it …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • Snuff it — die (i.e. to put one s light out, snuff out one s flame) …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • snuff it — Australian Slang die (i.e. to put one s light out, snuff out one s flame) …   English dialects glossary

  • snuff it — Brit. informal die. → snuff …   English new terms dictionary

  • snuff it — verb to die. That cat must have been twenty years old when he finally snuffed it …   Wiktionary

  • snuff-it — Verb. To die. E.g. Bing Crosby snuffed it at the ripe old age of 73, just after finishing a game of golf …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • snuff it — vb British to die. Inspired by the snuffing out of a candle, this expression has been heard in British English, particularly in work ing class usage, since the turn of the 20th century …   Contemporary slang

  • snuff it — British informal to die …   English dictionary

  • snuff it (or out) —  Die …   A concise dictionary of English slang

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