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
Example sentences from the Web for snivel
And that sniveling boy will give me no more of his infernal lip!
He is only a peasant's sniveling cub, a mountaineer's orphan brat!The Wolf Cub|Patrick Casey
Thats a mans way to do things—not go sniveling round here in white flannels all summer, letting a girl hand it to me that way!
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
All, coughing and sniveling, dip their handkerchiefs into it and rub the moist rag over their hats and coats.The Life of the Fly|J. Henri Fabre