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Noun: snivel  sni-vul
  1. Whining in a tearful manner
    - sniveling [US], snivelling [Brit, Cdn]
     
  2. The act of breathing heavily through the nose (as when the nose is congested)
    - snuffle, sniffle
Verb: snivel (snivelled,snivelling, or [US] sniveled,sniveling)  sni-vul
  1. Talk in a tearful manner
    - whine
     
  2. Snuff up mucus through the nose
    - snuffle
     
  3. Cry or whine with snuffling
    - sniffle, blubber, blub, snuffle

Derived forms: sniveled, snivelled, snivelling, snivels

Type of: breathe in, breathing, cry, crying, external respiration, inhale, inspire, mouth, respiration, speak, talk, tears, utter, ventilation, verbalise [Brit], verbalize, weep, weeping

Encyclopedia: Snivel