Pronunciation: (snif'ul), [key]
—v., -fled, -fling,
to sniff repeatedly, as from a head cold or in repressing tears: She sniffled woefully.
1. an act or sound of sniffling.
2. sniffles,a condition, as a cold, marked by sniffling (usually prec. by the): This draft is giving me the sniffles.
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