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intr.v. snif·fled, snif·fling, snif·fles
1. To inhale or exhale audibly through a runny or congested nose.
2. To weep or whimper lightly.
1. The act or sound of sniffling.
2. sniffles A condition, such as a head cold, accompanied by congestion of the nose. Used with the.
[Frequentative of sniff.]
snif′fly (snĭf′ə-lē, snĭf′lē) adj.
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(Physiology) (intr) to breathe audibly through the nose, as when the nasal passages are congested
(Physiology) the act, sound, or an instance of sniffling
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v. -fled, -fling,
1. to sniff repeatedly, as from a head cold or in repressing tears.n.
2. an act or sound of sniffling.
3. the sniffles, a condition, as a cold, marked by sniffling.
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Past participle: sniffled
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|Noun||1.||sniffle - the act of breathing heavily through the nose (as when the nose is congested)|
|Verb||1.||sniffle - cry or whine with snuffling; "Stop snivelling--you got yourself into this mess!"|
|2.||sniffle - inhale audibly through the nose; "the sick student was sniffling in the back row"|
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Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
vi (= snuffle) → renifler
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
n. catarro nasal;
v. sorber repetidamente por la nariz.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
snifflen acto de sorber(se) los mocos; to have the sniffles (fam) tener mucosidad, tener secreción nasal (form), tener flujo nasal, tener escurrimiento nasal (esp. Mex); vi sorber(se) los mocos
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