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English definition of “sniffle”

sniffle

verb [I]     /ˈsnɪf.l̩/ (also snuffle)
to breathe in quickly and repeatedly through the nose , usually because you are crying or because you have a cold : You're sniffling a lot today - have you got a cold ?Weeping and cryingColds and fluFevers and infectious diseases
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