Snifter vs Sifter - What's the difference?

snifter | sifter |


As nouns the difference between snifter and sifter

is that snifter is a small alcoholic drink while sifter is a tool for sifting, especially one for powdered cooking ingredients.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

snifter

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A small alcoholic drink.
  • * 1917 , , The Oakdale Affair , ch. 1:
  • "I guess you're a regular all right. Here, have a snifter ?" and he pulled a flask from his side pocket, holding it toward The Oskaloosa Kid.
  • A pear-shaped glass for drinking brandy or other alcoholic beverages.
  • * 2003 Jan. 20, " Getting Saucy," Time :
  • [H]e springs to another wooden vat and turns a valve, filling a snifter with a warm amber liquid. . . . Bang holds the liquid up to the light, swirls it around, takes a sniff of the pungent bouquet, puts the glass to his lips—and gives a satisfied smile.

    Synonyms

    * dram, nip, slug, tot

    sifter

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A tool for sifting, especially one for powdered cooking ingredients.
  • (rare) One who sifts.
  • He was employed as a sifter .
  • Any lamellirostral bird, as a duck or goose, so called because it sifts or strains its food from the water and mud by means of the lamellae of the beak.
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