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English noun: sniffle

1. sniffle (act) the act of breathing heavily through the nose (as when the nose is congested)


Synonymssnivel, snuffle


Broader (hypernym)breathing, external respiration, respiration, ventilation


English verb: sniffle

1. sniffle (body) cry or whine with snuffling


SamplesStop snivelling--you got yourself into this mess!.


Synonymsblub, blubber, snivel, snuffle


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)cry, weep

2. sniffle (body) inhale audibly through the nose


SamplesThe sick student was sniffling in the back row.


Synonymssniff


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)breathe in, inhale, inspire









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