Synonyms for sniff
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Princeton's WordNet5.0 / 1 vote
sensing an odor by inhaling through the nose
perceive by inhaling through the nose
"sniff the perfume"
inhale audibly through the nose
"the sick student was sniffling in the back row"
to sniff gently
the large bear wuffled the sweet berrys
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Anti-Semitism is a horrible disease from which nobody is immune, and it has a kind of evil fascination that makes an enlightened person draw near the source of infection, supposedly in a scientific spirit, but really to sniff the vapors and dally with the possibility.
Apparently she went to the race start and took off win the runners at the starting shot. She stayed with a few of the front runners, ran off to sniff some animal carcasses, romp in the water, and then back to the race. I understand she stayed on the course for 13.1 miles, finished seventh, and was the highest placed female.
He's a winner. He's made billions. He's dated beautiful women. His wife is a model. That's not to sniff at. And a lot of people believe he can bring that kind of success to the White House.
Like the herd animals we are, we sniff warily at the strange one among us.
Experiments show that these rats can detect a sample with TB parasites in a second and evidence has shown that they are able to sniff out even those with very minimal parasites.
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- nyrpistellä, nuuhkaista, nuuhkausFinnish
- fanyalog, szippantás, szippant, szimatol, fintorogHungarian
- pociągać nosem, niuchać, węszyćPolish
- сопение, фыркнуть, фыркать, принюхаться, шмыгнуть, шмыгать, принюхиваться, шмыганиеRussian
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