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.
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Origin of snivel
OTHER WORDS FROM snivelsniv·el·er; especially British, sniv·el·ler, noun
Words nearby snivel
Example sentences from the Web for snivel
I, the Socman, am shorn of my lands that you may snivel Latin and eat bread for which you never did hand's turn.The White Company|Arthur Conan Doyle
There was a snivel of delight on the face of the rascal who had formerly spoken, and who now responded to his chief's invitation.The Hero of Panama|F. S. Brereton
I dont snivel about what you call moral obligations; I only recognize money obligations.The Wayfarers|Mary Stewart Cutting
The boy was sniveling too, but I took notice it wasn't a scared snivel—it was a mad snivel, if you all know what I mean.Back Home|Irvin S. Cobb
Whatever you do (and I address myself in particular to you in the furthest), never snivel.