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sniffleverb [I]

 us   /ˈsnɪf·əl/
to take in ​air through the ​noserepeatedly in a way that ​others can ​hear, usually because you are ​crying or because you have a ​cold: I could ​hear her sniffling into her ​handkerchief.

snifflenoun [C]

 us   /ˈsnɪf·əl/
The sniffles is a ​slightcold.
(Definition of sniffle from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sniffle”
in Chinese (Simplified) (通常指因哭泣或感冒)抽鼻子,吸鼻子…
in Chinese (Traditional) (通常指因哭泣或感冒)抽鼻子,吸鼻子…
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