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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.