Pronunciation: (snēz), [key]
—v., sneezed, sneez•ing,
1. to emit air or breath suddenly, forcibly, and audibly through the nose and mouth by involuntary, spasmodic action.
2. sneeze at, Informal.to treat with contempt; scorn: $50,000 is nothing to sneeze at.
an act or sound of sneezing.
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