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snuffle

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snuffle (third-person singular simple present snuffles, present participle snuffling, simple past and past participle snuffled)

  1. (intransitive) to sniff with the nose loudly and audibly.
  2. (intransitive) To sniff or smell something very loudly.
  3. (intransitive) To speak through the nose; to breathe through the nose when it is obstructed, so as to make a broken sound.
    • Dryden
      One clad in purple / Eats, and recites some lamentable rhyme [] / Snuffling at nose, and croaking in his throat.

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NounEdit

snuffle (plural snuffles)

  1. An act of snuffling; sniffing loudly

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