Snuffle – meaning of the word and examples

To snuff or sniff usually audibly and repeatedly. (Merriam – Webster)

To breathe through an obstructed nose with a sniffing sound. (Merriam – Webster)

To speak through or as if through the nose. (Merriam – Webster)

Breathe noisily through the nose due to a cold or crying. (Oxford Dictionaries)

(especially of an animal) make repeated sniffing sounds as though smelling at something. (Oxford Dictionaries)

To breath in quickly and repeatedly through the nose, usually because you are crying or because you have a cold. (Cambridge Dictionary)

(of an animal) to breathe in quickly and repeatedly through the nose while smelling something. (Cambridge Dictionary)

To draw air into the nose for the purpose of smelling something; snuff. (


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