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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


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)smell

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


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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