verb (used without object), sniv·eled, sniv·el·ing or (especially British) sniv·elled, sniv·el·ling.
verb (used with object), sniv·eled, sniv·el·ing or (especially British) sniv·elled, sniv·el·ling.
Words nearby snivel
Origin of snivel
OTHER WORDS FROM snivelsniv·el·er; especially British, sniv·el·ler, noun
Examples from the Web for snivel
But he could talk about it jokingly now, although Sister was inclined to snivel a little over his danger.Hiram The Young Farmer|Burbank L. Todd
At this Mr. Kelly began to snivel and moan, while two tears rolled down his hairy nose.Two in a Zoo|Curtis Dunham
And when you speak of sniveling Puritans, speak of them that do snivel.Patriotic Plays and Pageants for Young People|Constance D'Arcy Mackay
Mr. Snivel is seen, on the night after the secret interview at the Charleston Hotel, in a happy mood, passing down King street.
Mr. Snivel winks the vote-cribber into a corner, and commences interrogating him concerning Mag Munday.