Snifter vs Sifter - What's the difference?
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?
A small alcoholic drink.
* 1917 , , The Oakdale Affair , ch. 1:
A pear-shaped glass for drinking brandy or other alcoholic beverages.
* 2003 Jan. 20, "
- "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.
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.
* dram, nip, slug, tot
A tool for sifting, especially one for powdered cooking ingredients.
(rare) One who sifts.
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.
- He was employed as a sifter .