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snuf·fle

 (snŭf′əl)
v. snuf·fled, snuf·fling, snuf·fles
v.intr.
1. To breathe noisily, as through a blocked nose.
2. To sniff, especially repeatedly, as a dog.
v.tr.
To utter with a sound like that produced by snuffling.
n.
1. The act or sound of snuffling.
2. snuffles The sniffles. Used with the.

[Probably from Dutch snuffelen, to sniff about, probably frequentative of snuffen, to sniff, from Middle Dutch snuiven.]

snuf′fler n.
snuf′fly adj.

snuffle

(ˈsnʌfəl)
vb
1. (Physiology) (intr) to breathe noisily or with difficulty
2. to say or speak in a nasal tone
3. (intr) to snivel
n
4. an act or the sound of snuffling
5. a nasal tone or voice
6. the snuffles a condition characterized by snuffling
[C16: from Low German or Dutch snuffelen; see snuff1, snivel]
ˈsnuffler n
ˈsnuffly adj

snuf•fle

(ˈsnʌf əl)

v. -fled, -fling,
n. v.i.
1. to draw air into the nose for the purpose of smelling something; snuff.
2. to draw the breath or mucus through the nostrils in an audible or noisy manner; sniffle; snivel.
3. to speak through the nose or with a nasal twang.
4. to whine; snivel.
v.t.
5. to utter in a snuffling or nasal tone.
n.
6. an act or sound of snuffling.
[1575–85; perhaps < Dutch snuffelen to nose, rummage]
snuf′fler, n.
snuf′fly, adj.

snuffle


Past participle: snuffled
Gerund: snuffling

Imperative
snuffle
snuffle
Present
I snuffle
you snuffle
he/she/it snuffles
we snuffle
you snuffle
they snuffle
Preterite
I snuffled
you snuffled
he/she/it snuffled
we snuffled
you snuffled
they snuffled
Present Continuous
I am snuffling
you are snuffling
he/she/it is snuffling
we are snuffling
you are snuffling
they are snuffling
Present Perfect
I have snuffled
you have snuffled
he/she/it has snuffled
we have snuffled
you have snuffled
they have snuffled
Past Continuous
I was snuffling
you were snuffling
he/she/it was snuffling
we were snuffling
you were snuffling
they were snuffling
Past Perfect
I had snuffled
you had snuffled
he/she/it had snuffled
we had snuffled
you had snuffled
they had snuffled
Future
I will snuffle
you will snuffle
he/she/it will snuffle
we will snuffle
you will snuffle
they will snuffle
Future Perfect
I will have snuffled
you will have snuffled
he/she/it will have snuffled
we will have snuffled
you will have snuffled
they will have snuffled
Future Continuous
I will be snuffling
you will be snuffling
he/she/it will be snuffling
we will be snuffling
you will be snuffling
they will be snuffling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been snuffling
you have been snuffling
he/she/it has been snuffling
we have been snuffling
you have been snuffling
they have been snuffling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been snuffling
you will have been snuffling
he/she/it will have been snuffling
we will have been snuffling
you will have been snuffling
they will have been snuffling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been snuffling
you had been snuffling
he/she/it had been snuffling
we had been snuffling
you had been snuffling
they had been snuffling
Conditional
I would snuffle
you would snuffle
he/she/it would snuffle
we would snuffle
you would snuffle
they would snuffle
Past Conditional
I would have snuffled
you would have snuffled
he/she/it would have snuffled
we would have snuffled
you would have snuffled
they would have snuffled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.snuffle - the act of breathing heavily through the nose (as when the nose is congested)snuffle - the act of breathing heavily through the nose (as when the nose is congested)
breathing, external respiration, respiration, ventilation - the bodily process of inhalation and exhalation; the process of taking in oxygen from inhaled air and releasing carbon dioxide by exhalation
Verb1.snuffle - sniff or smell inquiringly
smell - inhale the odor of; perceive by the olfactory sense
2.snuffle - snuff up mucus through the nosesnuffle - snuff up mucus through the nose  
breathe in, inhale, inspire - draw in (air); "Inhale deeply"; "inhale the fresh mountain air"; "The patient has trouble inspiring"; "The lung cancer patient cannot inspire air very well"
3.snuffle - cry or whine with snufflingsnuffle - cry or whine with snuffling; "Stop snivelling--you got yourself into this mess!"
weep, cry - shed tears because of sadness, rage, or pain; "She cried bitterly when she heard the news of his death"; "The girl in the wheelchair wept with frustration when she could not get up the stairs"
Translations
يُخَنْفِر، يَتَكَلَّم من أنْفِه
posmrkávat
snøfte
snörla
šnarpšti
šņaukāties
posmrkávať

snuffle

[ˈsnʌfəl] vi (= sniffle) → reniflersnuff movie n film pornographique qui se termine par le meurtre réel de l'un des acteurs

snuffle

nSchniefen nt no pl; to have the snuffles (inf)einen leichten Schnupfen haben
vi (person, animal)schnüffeln; (with cold, from crying also) → schniefen (inf)

snuffle

[ˈsnʌfl]
1. n I've got a snufflemi cola il naso
I've got the snuffles → ho il raffreddore
2. vitirare su col naso

snuffle

(ˈsnafl) verb
to make sniffing noises, or breathe noisily. He's snuffling because he has a cold.
References in classic literature ?
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All night long barbarian men harassed the ship; they came scuffling down the passages, and stopped to snuffle at her door.
He heard a snuffle behind him - a half-choking gasp or cough.
Briggs' weeping snuffle, and her manner of using the handkerchief, were so completely rendered that Miss Crawley became quite cheerful, to the admiration of the doctors when they visited her, who usually found this worthy woman of the world, when the least sickness attacked her, under the most abject depression and terror of death.
and a nose, also supposed to be the property of that gentleman, was heard to inhale the scent with a snuffle of exceeding pleasure.
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His Act II air advising Polyphemus on the ways of love, "Would you gain the tender creature," was a highlight Minkowski paced the masque beautifully, keeping his hands held high after each number to snuffle the audience's frequent desire to applaud.
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