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Translation of "sniff" - English-Spanish dictionary

sniff

verb   /snɪf/
to breathe air in through your nose in a way that makes a noise sorber Sam had a cold and she kept sniffing.
to breathe air in through your nose in order to smell something oler, inhalar She sniffed the flowers.
noun   /snɪf/
an action of breathing in, in order to smell something inhalación
(Definition of sniff from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

sniff

verb /snif/
to draw in air through the nose with a slight noise. resollar
to do this in an attempt to smell something olfatear, husmear The dog sniffed me all over He sniffed suddenly, wondering if he could smell smoke.
sniff out phrasal verb
to discover or detect (by using the sense of smell) descubrir husmeando/olfateando The police used dogs to sniff out the explosives.
(Definition of sniff from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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