Definition of sniff:
asphyxia, snuff, inhale, snivel, breath, come down, redolence, snuffle, taste, jack up, scent, catch your breath, put down, mainline, choke, artificial respiration, abuse, savour, bronchus, odor, olfactory, smells, bronchial tube, whiff, sniffle, aroma, deride, nose, do, dope, blow, find fault with, deal, bad breath, puff, smell, denigrate, lace, blubber, catch, blub, fight for breath, sniff out, sigh, breathe, remonstrate, reproach, criticize, smell, gasp, palate, OD, airway, rebuke, bronchiole, breathing, blame, drop, gulp, scent, reprimand.
- "Sara, a Princess", Fannie E. Newberry.
- "Mugby Junction", Charles Dickens.
Almost every day Ryabovsky visited her to see what progress she was making in her painting; when she showed him her painting, he used to thrust his hands deep into his pockets, compress his lips, sniff, and say: Ye- es...!- "The Wife and Other Stories", Anton Chekhov.