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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of breathing heavily through the nose (as when the nose is congested); Whining in a tearful manner v. - Cry or whine with snuffling; Snuff up mucus through the nose; Talk in a tearful manner.

Usage examples (38)
  • Verb (used without object) : She sniveled from the cold. ,Stop sniveling and use your handkerchief
  • Noun : a sentimental snivel
  • Vote for who you want to, but you should never, ever again snivel like you are snivelling now.
  • Had we ought to snivel, and give it up at the fust? for more
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