snuffle: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (snuf'ul), [key]
— v., n. -fled, -fling,
  1. to draw air into the nose for the purpose of smelling something; snuff.
  2. to draw the breath or mucus through the nostrils in an audible or noisy manner; sniffle; snivel.
  3. to speak through the nose or with a nasal twang.
  4. to whine; snivel.
  1. to utter in a snuffling or nasal tone.
  1. an act or sound of snuffling.
  2. a condition of the nose, as from a cold, causing snuffling (usually prec. by the).
  3. a nasal tone of voice.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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