snuffle Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “snuffle” in the English Dictionary

"snuffle" in British English

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uk   us   /ˈsnʌf.l̩/
[I or T] to ​breathe in ​quickly and ​repeatedly through the ​nose, usually because you are ​crying or because you have a ​cold: He was snuffling and ​blowing his ​nose.
[I usually + adv/prep] (of an ​animal) to ​breathe in ​quickly and ​repeatedly through the ​nose while ​smelling something: The ​dog snuffled around and ​begandigging at the ​base of the ​tree.


uk   us   /ˈsnʌf.l̩/
[C] an ​act or ​sound of snufflinga snuffle (also the snuffles) UK a ​slightcold that ​mainlyaffectsyournose: I had a ​cold a ​couple of ​weeks ago and it's ​left me with a snuffle.
(Definition of snuffle from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “snuffle”
in Spanish resoplar, respirar ruidosamente…
in Vietnamese gây ra tiếng kêu khịt khịt…
in Malaysian menyenguk-nyengak…
in Thai หายใจเสียงดัง…
in French renifler…
in German schniefen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 抽鼻子,吸鼻子…
in Indonesian mendengus-dengus…
in Chinese (Traditional) 抽鼻子,吸鼻子…
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