verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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Origin of sniff
OTHER WORDS FROM sniffsniff·ing·ly, adverb
Words nearby sniff
Example sentences from the Web for sniffed
Were she a man,” he sniffed, “her job would not be subject to endless ‘What does he really do?’Valerie Jarrett, Obama Consigliere—and Democracy Killer|James Poulos|November 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He inherited vast estates worth some £30m, all of which he sniffed, snorted and smoked away.
“Americans are inclined to look everywhere but under their noses for art,” he sniffed.
“He does those Capital One commercials,” sniffed one Broadway producer and Tony voter.
“I think he has a nice philosophical plan for the fiscal hereafter, two or three decades down the road,” Stockman sniffed.
Don sniffed his leg, and looked up into his face with surprise at the unexpected frolic.The Sins of the Father|Thomas Dixon
Then Peg moved up and sniffed critically at the trapped foot.The Yellow Horde|Hal G. Evarts
She sniffed the fragrant perfume a moment, then handed the dainty spray to her mother.The Mystery of Carlitos|Helen Randolph
Love him all you want to, sniffed her sister, but for pitys sake dont let the neighbors know what relation he is.Aunt Crete's Emancipation|Grace Livingston Hill
I sniffed at the dusky screen of leaves, but had my sniffing for my trouble, as nothing moved there.Cardigan|Robert W. Chambers