sniffle Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"sniffle" in British English

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sniffleverb [I]

uk   us   /ˈsnɪf.l̩/
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?
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snifflenoun

uk   us   /ˈsnɪf.l̩/
[C] an ​act or ​sound of snifflinga sniffle (also the sniffles) a ​slightcold that ​mainlyaffectsyournose: I had a ​cold a ​couple of ​weeks ago and it's ​left me with a sniffle.
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(Definition of sniffle from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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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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