HyperDic: sniff

English > 3 senses of the word sniff:
VERBperceptionsniff, whiffperceive by inhaling through the nose
bodysniff, sniffleinhale audibly through the nose
NOUNactsniff, snuffsensing an odor by inhaling through the nose
sniff > pronunciation
Soundssnih'f
Rhymesbailiff ... Wickliffe: 18 rhymes with ihf...
English > sniff: 3 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningSensing an odor by inhaling through the nose.
Synonymsnuff
Broadersmell, smellingThe act of perceiving the odor of something
Spanishaspiración, inhalación
Catalanaspiració, inhalació
Verbssniffperceive by inhaling through the nose
English > sniff: 3 senses > verb 1, perception
Meaningperceive by inhaling through the nose.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"sniff the perfume"
Synonymwhiff
Broadersmellinhale the odor of
See alsosniff outrecognize or detect by or as if by smelling
Spanisholiscar, olisquear
Nounssniffsensing an odor by inhaling through the nose
sniffera person who sniffs
English > sniff: 3 senses > verb 2, body
Meaninginhale audibly through the nose.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"the sick student was sniffling in the back row"
Synonymsniffle
Broaderinhale, inspire, breathe inDraw in (air)
Spanishesnifar, olfatear
Catalanesnifar, olorar
Nounssniffera person who sniffs

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