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English noun: snuffle

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


Synonymssniffle, snivel


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


English verb: snuffle

1. snuffle (perception) sniff or smell inquiringly


Synonymssnuff


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)smell

2. snuffle (body) snuff up mucus through the nose


Synonymssnivel


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)breathe in, inhale, inspire

3. snuffle (body) cry or whine with snuffling


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


Synonymsblub, blubber, sniffle, snivel


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)cry, weep









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