Type your word below and click
What-does.net is your comprehensive online definition dictionary. If you are not sure how to define Sniff, our website can provide you with the appropriate definition. On this page, you can find what is Sniff.

Sniff meaning

sniff - 7 dictionary results

  1. 1. To draw air audibly up the nose; to snuff; -- sometimes done as a gesture of suspicion, offense, or contempt.
  2. 2. To draw in with the breath through the nose; as, to sniff the air of the country.
  3. 3. To perceive as by sniffing; to snuff, to scent; to smell; as, to sniff danger.
  4. 4. The act of sniffing; perception by sniffing; that which is taken by sniffing; as, a sniff of air.
  5. 5. Act or sound of sniffing.
  6. 6. To draw in air audibly through the nose.
  7. 7. To smell by sniffing.

sniff - examples of usage

  1. At times, while he ranged far ahead, they would not hear him for several minutes; then possibly a half- humorous sniff in the immediate dark, and they knew the big fellow waited for Gunpat Rao to catch up. - "Son of Power", Will Levington Comfort and Zamin Ki Dost.
  2. It is really a great pity that it is not considered polite to " sniff" at the table. - "A Handbook of Health", Woods Hutchinson.
  3. As she crossed the fresh trail of the bull moose the old mother lynx thrust her big head into it for a long sniff. - "A Little Brother to the Bear and other Animal Stories", William Long.
Filter by letter: