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sniffle

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsnifflesnif‧fle1 /ˈsnɪfəl/ verb [intransitive] spoken 🔊 🔊 BREATHECRYto keep sniffing in order to stop liquid from running out of your nose, especially when you are crying or you have a cold 🔊 For goodness’ sake, stop sniffling!→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
sniffleShe'd sniffle and nestle closer and even with the peculiar haircut I'd know she wasn't any boy.
snifflesniffle2 noun 🔊 🔊 have the sniffles
Examples from the Corpus
sniffleShe had gone to school in the morning with a slight cough and a sniffle.There I was congratulating myself on surviving the winter without so much as a sniffle, when I was suddenly struck down without warning.A few Fridays ago I had a bit of a sniffle on Friday morning.His blubbering died to a sniffle, which he trimmed with his sleeve.It was because, apart from sniffles, she was a blonde bombshell with a large bosom.Finally, he sat, silent and quivering, bursting out with only an occasional, suppressed sniffle.Maybe you've got a cold, but everyone's got the sniffles just now.
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Verb table
sniffle
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theysniffle
he, she, itsniffles
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theysniffled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave sniffled
he, she, ithas sniffled
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad sniffled
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill sniffle
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have sniffled
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam sniffling
he, she, itis sniffling
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you, we, theyare sniffling
Past
I, he, she, itwas sniffling
you, we, theywere sniffling
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been sniffling
he, she, ithas been sniffling
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been sniffling
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be sniffling
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been sniffling
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