sniffler


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snif·fle

 (snĭf′əl)
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.
n.
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′fler n.
snif′fly (snĭf′ə-lē, snĭf′lē) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sniffler - a person who breathes audibly through a congested nose
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
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