Origin of snivel
OTHER WORDS FROM snivelsniv·el·er; especially British, sniv·el·ler, noun
How to use snivel in a sentence
Philip told Charles that Mountbatten was dead and it was no good “snivelling” about this fact.
Why not have kept him here among the rest, and made a sneaking, snivelling pickpocket of him at once?Oliver Twist, Vol. II (of 3)|Charles Dickens
I want none of your pity, rejoined Haywood; keep your snivelling till it be your own turn.
I know what you mean by bishops—rascals like yourself, Kidderminster bishops, factious, snivelling Presbyterians!'The Trial of Theodore Parker|Theodore Parker
Always poking his blessed 'humanity' ideas down a man's throat and snivelling over people's souls.The Riddle of the Mysterious Light|Mary E. Hanshew
I am afraid to go to the Hopes, for there he will follow me, and he is a snivelling, watering thing to make a fuss and spoil all."Persons Unknown"|Virginia Tracy