Synonyms for whiff
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A waft; a brief, gentle breeze; a light gust of air
An odour carried briefly through the air
To strike out.
A strike (from the batter’s perspective)
The megrim, a fish with scientific name Lepidorhombus boscii or Lepidorhombus whiffiagonis
puff, puff of air, whiffnoun
a short light gust of air
a lefteye flounder found in coastal waters from New England to Brazil
a strikeout resulting from the batter swinging at and missing the ball for the third strike
perceive by inhaling through the nose
"sniff the perfume"
drive or carry as if by a puff of air
"The gust of air whiffed away the clouds"
strike out by swinging and missing the pitch charged as the third
smoke and exhale strongly
"puff a cigar"; "whiff a pipe"
utter with a puff of air
"whiff out a prayer"
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It's not so much a smoking gun as a faint whiff of smoke a long way away. Maybe there's something else going on. It's hard to tell.
Gods are fragile things; they may be killed by a whiff of science or a dose of common sense.
He would be the last person on earth I would suspect, if I would have had even of whiff of that I would have fired him and slapped him upside his head.
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.
Stagflation is probably the worst word of vocabulary for financial markets because it's the worst of both worlds. Inflation stays high and the economy slows, i think we're getting a whiff of stagflation now.
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- повей, полъхBulgarian
- bocanadas, soplo, hálitoSpanish
- henkäys, nuuhkaista, tuoksahdus, tuulahdus, lasikampela, lyödä ohi, tuulahtaaFinnish
- bouffée, souffle, effluve, cardine francheFrench
- ruiken, sterk, trek, geurig, teug, adem, vlaag, geur, snuiven, geuren, vleugDutch
- дуновение, принюхиваться, мегрим, дуть, веять, затяжка, запашокRussian
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