niff

/ (nɪf) British slang /

noun

a bad smell

verb (intr)

to smell badly; stink

Nearby words

  1. nietzschean,
  2. nietzscheism,
  3. nieve,
  4. nife,
  5. nifedipine,
  6. niflheim,
  7. nifty,
  8. nig,
  9. nig-nog,
  10. nigel

Derived Formsniffy, adjective

Word Origin for niff

C20: perhaps from sniff

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