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Related to Snift: snifty, sniffed, sniffs
v. i.1.To snort.
[imp. & p. p. Snifted; p. pr. & vb. n. Snifting.]
2.To sniff; to snuff; to smell.
It now appears that they were still snifing and hankering after their old quarters.
- Landor.
n.1.A moment.
2.Slight snow; sleet.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.