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Synonyms for whiff
ʰwɪf, wɪf

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Wiktionary

  1. whiffnoun

    Synonyms:
    puff, waft, sniff

  2. whiffnoun

    Having a strong or unpleasant odor.

    Synonyms:
    waft, sniff, puff

  3. whiffnoun

    To sniff.

    Synonyms:
    waft, sniff, puff

  4. whiffnoun

    To strike out.

    Synonyms:
    puff, sniff, waft

  5. whiffnoun

    (slang) to attempt to strike and miss, especially being off-balance/vulnerable after missing.

    Synonyms:
    waft, sniff, puff

  6. whiffnoun

    The megrim, a fish with scientific name Lepidorhombus boscii or Lepidorhombus whiffiagonis

    Synonyms:
    puff, waft, sniff

Princeton's WordNet

  1. puff, puff of air, whiffnoun

    a short light gust of air

    Synonyms:
    pull, pouffe, quilt, puff of air, drag, comfort, blow, comforter, hassock, powderpuff, ottoman, puff

  2. whiffnoun

    a lefteye flounder found in coastal waters from New England to Brazil

    Synonyms:
    puff, puff of air

  3. whiffverb

    a strikeout resulting from the batter swinging at and missing the ball for the third strike

    Synonyms:
    puff, puff of air

  4. sniff, whiffverb

    perceive by inhaling through the nose

    "sniff the perfume"

    Synonyms:
    sniffle, sniff, puff

  5. whiffverb

    drive or carry as if by a puff of air

    "The gust of air whiffed away the clouds"

    Synonyms:
    sniff, puff

  6. whiffverb

    strike out by swinging and missing the pitch charged as the third

    Synonyms:
    sniff, puff

  7. puff, whiffverb

    smoke and exhale strongly

    "puff a cigar"; "whiff a pipe"

    Synonyms:
    blow up, drag, heave, huff, chuff, sniff, puff up, pant, puff out, gasp, draw, puff

  8. whiffverb

    utter with a puff of air

    "whiff out a prayer"

    Synonyms:
    sniff, puff

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. whiffnoun

    Synonyms:
    puff, blast, sudden gust

  2. whiffverb

    Synonyms:
    puff

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "whiff":

    puff, smell, breath, odour

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How to use whiff in a sentence?

  1. Margaret Duffy:

    There's a whiff of genuine concern and social responsibility that brands and advertisers are showing.

  2. Marik Stern:

    A lot of us have developed a political identity different to our parents, they came here with a great antagonism to socialism and anything that has even a whiff of Soviet to it. They are very capitalist.

  3. -Chapman Cohen:

    Gods are fragile things; they may be killed by a whiff of science or a dose of common sense.

  4. Rio Tinto chairman Simon Thompson:

    The institutional shareholders are starting to get a greater whiff of the responsibilities of being a shareholder. In the past, they didn’t care. Those days are long gone.

  5. Chapman Cohen:

    Gods are fragile things they may be killed by a whiff of science or a dose of common sense.

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Translations for whiff

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  • полъх, повейBulgarian
  • HauchGerman
  • soplo, hálito, bocanadasSpanish
  • henkäys, tuulahtaa, lasikampela, tuulahdus, tuoksahdus, nuuhkaista, lyödä ohiFinnish
  • bouffée, souffle, effluve, cardine francheFrench
  • vēsmaLatvian
  • vlaag, vleug, geuren, snuiven, geur, geurig, adem, teug, trek, ruiken, sterkDutch
  • запашок, затяжка, принюхиваться, дуновение, мегрим, дуть, веятьRussian
  • کفناUrdu

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