sneeze


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sneeze

 (snēz)
intr.v. sneezed, sneez·ing, sneez·es
To expel air forcibly from the mouth and nose in an explosive, spasmodic involuntary action resulting chiefly from irritation of the nasal mucous membrane.
n.
An instance or the sound of sneezing.
Phrasal Verb:
sneeze at Informal
To treat as unimportant: These deficits are nothing to sneeze at.

[Middle English snesen, alteration of fnesen, from Old English fnēosan; see pneu- in Indo-European roots.]

sneez′er n.
sneez′y adj.

sneeze

(sniːz)
vb
(Physiology) (intr) to expel air and nasal secretions from the nose involuntarily, esp as the result of irritation of the nasal mucous membrane
n
(Physiology) the act or sound of sneezing
[Old English fnēosan (unattested); related to Old Norse fnӯsa, Middle High German fnūsen, Greek pneuma breath]
ˈsneezeless adj
ˈsneezer n
ˈsneezy adj

sneeze

(sniz)

v. sneezed, sneez•ing,
n. v.i.
1. to emit air or breath suddenly, forcibly, and audibly through the nose and mouth by involuntary, spasmodic action.
2. sneeze at, Informal. to treat with contempt; scorn: $50,000 is nothing to sneeze at.
n.
3. an act or sound of sneezing.
[1300–50; Middle English snesen, alter. of fnesen, Old English fnēosan, c. Middle Dutch fniesen; akin to Old Norse fnȳsa to sneeze]
sneez′y, adj.

sneeze


Past participle: sneezed
Gerund: sneezing

Imperative
sneeze
sneeze
Present
I sneeze
you sneeze
he/she/it sneezes
we sneeze
you sneeze
they sneeze
Preterite
I sneezed
you sneezed
he/she/it sneezed
we sneezed
you sneezed
they sneezed
Present Continuous
I am sneezing
you are sneezing
he/she/it is sneezing
we are sneezing
you are sneezing
they are sneezing
Present Perfect
I have sneezed
you have sneezed
he/she/it has sneezed
we have sneezed
you have sneezed
they have sneezed
Past Continuous
I was sneezing
you were sneezing
he/she/it was sneezing
we were sneezing
you were sneezing
they were sneezing
Past Perfect
I had sneezed
you had sneezed
he/she/it had sneezed
we had sneezed
you had sneezed
they had sneezed
Future
I will sneeze
you will sneeze
he/she/it will sneeze
we will sneeze
you will sneeze
they will sneeze
Future Perfect
I will have sneezed
you will have sneezed
he/she/it will have sneezed
we will have sneezed
you will have sneezed
they will have sneezed
Future Continuous
I will be sneezing
you will be sneezing
he/she/it will be sneezing
we will be sneezing
you will be sneezing
they will be sneezing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been sneezing
you have been sneezing
he/she/it has been sneezing
we have been sneezing
you have been sneezing
they have been sneezing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been sneezing
you will have been sneezing
he/she/it will have been sneezing
we will have been sneezing
you will have been sneezing
they will have been sneezing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been sneezing
you had been sneezing
he/she/it had been sneezing
we had been sneezing
you had been sneezing
they had been sneezing
Conditional
I would sneeze
you would sneeze
he/she/it would sneeze
we would sneeze
you would sneeze
they would sneeze
Past Conditional
I would have sneezed
you would have sneezed
he/she/it would have sneezed
we would have sneezed
you would have sneezed
they would have sneezed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sneeze - a symptom consisting of the involuntary expulsion of air from the nosesneeze - a symptom consisting of the involuntary expulsion of air from the nose
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
Verb1.sneeze - exhale spasmodically, as when an irritant entered one's nose; "Pepper makes me sneeze"
act involuntarily, act reflexively - act in an uncontrolled manner

sneeze

verb
not to be sneezed at considerable, great, large, substantial, reasonable, tidy, lavish, plentiful, tolerable, appreciable, sizable or sizeable The money's not to be sneezed at.
Translations
عَطْسيَعْطُسيَعطُسُ
kýchatkýchnutíkýchnout
nysnyse
terni
aivastaaaivastus
kihnuti
tüsszenttüsszentés
hnerrahnerri
くしゃみくしゃみをする
재채기하다
čiaudėjimasčiaudėti
šķaudīšanašķaudītšķavas
kýchnuťkýchnutie
kihanjekihniti
nysa
จาม
hapşırmakaksırmaaksırmakhapşırma
hắt hơi

sneeze

[sniːz]
A. Nestornudo m
B. VIestornudar
an offer not to be sneezed at (fig) → una oferta que no es de despreciar

sneeze

[ˈsniːz]
néternuement m
viéternuer

sneeze

nNieser m; sneezesNiesen nt
viniesen; not to be sneezed atnicht zu verachten; when America sneezes, Britain catches a coldwenn Amerika niest, bekommt Großbritannien einen Schnupfen

sneeze

[sniːz]
1. nstarnuto
2. vistarnutire
an offer not to be sneezed at (fig) (fam) → un'offerta su cui non si può sputare sopra

sneeze

(sniːz) verb
to blow out air suddenly, violently and involuntarily through the nose. The pepper made him sneeze.
noun
an act of sneezing.

sneeze

يَعطُسُ kýchat nyse niesen φτερνίζομαι estornudar aivastaa éternuer kihnuti starnutire くしゃみをする 재채기하다 niezen nyse kichnąć espirrar чихать nysa จาม hapşırmak hắt hơi 打喷嚏

sneeze

n. estornudo;
v. estornudar.

sneeze

n estornudo; vi estornudar; You should sneeze into your elbow..Debe estornudar en el codo.
References in classic literature ?
You old hands got so wise, that a child cannot cough, or sneeze, but you see desperation and ruin at hand.
So we jogged along, and now and then we struck a stretch of dust, and it would tumble up in clouds and get into my nose and make me sneeze and cry; and of course I said things I oughtn't to have said, I don't deny that.
I was in the lead with my pistol raised, and when the sneeze started those scoundrels a-rustling to get out of the path, I sung out, 'Fire boys
He'd been readin' in a paper about people gettin' somethin' he called `rose cold' an' he began to sneeze an' said he'd got it an' then a new gardener as didn't know th' rules passed by an' looked at him curious.
Jaggers shook his head - not in negativing the question, but in altogether negativing the notion that he could anyhow be got to answer it - and the two horrible casts of the twitched faces looked, when my eyes strayed up to them, as if they had come to a crisis in their suspended attention, and were going to sneeze.
About four hours after we began our journey, I awaked by a very ridiculous accident; for the carriage being stopped a while, to adjust something that was out of order, two or three of the young natives had the curiosity to see how I looked when I was asleep; they climbed up into the engine, and advancing very softly to my face, one of them, an officer in the guards, put the sharp end of his half-pike a good way up into my left nostril, which tickled my nose like a straw, and made me sneeze violently; whereupon they stole off unperceived, and it was three weeks before I knew the cause of my waking so suddenly.
The only things in the kitchen that did not sneeze, were the cook, and a large cat which was sitting on the hearth and grinning from ear to ear.
And indeed, if the truth is to be told, what I eat in my corner without form or fuss has much more relish for me, even though it be bread and onions, than the turkeys of those other tables where I am forced to chew slowly, drink little, wipe my mouth every minute, and cannot sneeze or cough if I want or do other things that are the privileges of liberty and solitude.
The shop was well stocked; there was a mingled perfume of ginger, cinnamon, and ground pepper, which made D'Artagnan sneeze.
Well, sir, I suppose I have a right to sneeze when I choose?
That's where Cray's bullet struck, shaking up the pepper and making the criminal sneeze.
Clare had studied the curves of those lips so many times that he could reproduce them mentally with ease: and now, as they again confronted him, clothed with colour and life, they sent an AURA over his flesh, a breeze through his nerves, which wellnigh produced a qualm; and actually produced, by some mysterious physiological process, a prosaic sneeze.