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Verb: sniff  snif
  1. Perceive by inhaling through the nose
    "sniff the perfume";
    - whiff
     
  2. Inhale audibly through the nose
    "the sick student was sniffing in the back row";
    - sniffle
Noun: sniff  snif
  1. Sensing an odour by inhaling through the nose
    - snuff

Derived forms: sniffing, sniffed, sniffs

See also: sniff out

Type of: breathe in, inhale, inspire, smell, smelling

Encyclopedia: Sniff