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Noun: sniveling  sni-vul-ing
Usage: US (elsewhere: snivelling)
  1. Whining in a tearful manner
    - snivel, snivelling [Brit, Cdn]
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: snivelings

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

Encyclopedia: Snivel