HyperDic: snivel

English > 5 senses of the word snivel:
VERBcommunicationsnivel, whinetalk / talk in a tearful manner
bodysnivel, snufflesnuff up mucus through the nose
bodysnivel, sniffle, blubber, blub, snufflecry or whine with snuffling
NOUNactsnivel, snivelingwhining in a tearful manner
actsnivel, snuffle, snifflethe act of breathing heavily through the nose (as when the nose is congested)
English > snivel: 5 senses > noun 1, act
Meaningwhining in a tearful manner.
Synonymsniveling
Broadercrying, weeping, tearsThe process of shedding tears (usually accompanied by sobs or other inarticulate sounds)
Spanishgimoteo, lloriqueo
Catalanploriqueig
Verbssnivelcry or whine with snuffling
sniveltalk / talk in a tearful manner
English > snivel: 5 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of breathing heavily through the nose (as when the nose is congested).
Synonymssnuffle, sniffle
Broaderbreathing, external respiration, respiration, ventilationThe bodily process of inhalation and exhalation
Verbssnivelsnuff up mucus through the nose
English > snivel: 5 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningtalk / talk in a tearful manner.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
ModelSam and Sue snivel
Synonymwhine
Broadertalk, speak, utter, mouth, verbalize, verbaliseExpress in speech
Similar towhine, grizzle, yammer, yawpcomplain whiningly
Spanishgimotear
Catalangemegar
Nounssnivelwhining in a tearful manner
snivellera person given to excessive complaints and crying and whining
English > snivel: 5 senses > verb 2, body
MeaningSnuff up mucus through the nose.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymsnuffle
Broaderinhale, inspire, breathe inDraw in (air)
Spanishsorber los mocos
Nounssnivelthe act of breathing heavily through the nose (as when the nose is congested)
snivellera person given to excessive complaints and crying and whining
English > snivel: 5 senses > verb 3, body
Meaningcry or whine with snuffling.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"Stop snivelling--you got yourself into this mess!"
Synonymssniffle, blubber, blub, snuffle
Broadercry, weepshed tears because of sadness, rage, or pain
Spanishgimotear, llorar, lloriquear, resollar, sollozar
Catalanploriquejar
Nounssnivel, snivelingwhining in a tearful manner
snivellera person given to excessive complaints and crying and whining

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