sniffle

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Sniffle \Snif"fle\, verb (used without an object) [Freq. of sniff. See {Snivel}.] To snuffle, as one does with a catarrh. [Prov. Eng.]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

sniffle

noun

1: the act of breathing heavily through the nose (as when the nose is congested) [syn: {snuffle}, {sniffle}, {snivel}]

verb

1: cry or whine with snuffling; "Stop snivelling--you got yourself into this mess!" [syn: {snivel}, {sniffle}, {blubber}, {blub}, {snuffle}]

2: inhale audibly through the nose; "the sick student was sniffling in the back row" [syn: {sniff}, {sniffle}]


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