verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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OTHER WORDS FROM whiffwhiffer, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for whiff
Some Great Big Story employees caught that whiff of trouble later in 2019 as WarnerMedia began to move employees from Time Warner Center to its new home at Hudson Yards.‘Two very, very different companies’: Why CNN’s Great Big Story failed to survive|Tim Peterson|November 2, 2020|Digiday
We got a whiff of investor enthusiasm last week as the S&P 500 and Nasdaq both rallied to their highest weekly gains in three months.Why earnings season could be the next big lift for stocks|Bernhard Warner|October 12, 2020|Fortune
I appreciate the simple things I took for granted – each breath, whiff of fresh air, the sun and trees.The Anatomy Of A Breast Cancer Survivor: ‘Early Detection Saved My Life’|Charli Penn|October 6, 2020|Essence.com
In the latest such instance, all it took was a whiff of a noxious gaseous chemical in the planet’s clouds, hinting that Venus might harbor life, to stop the presses and start the tweetstorms.Hope for life on Venus survives for centuries against all odds|Tom Siegfried|September 25, 2020|Science News
There were stories of distant strife, in Bosnia, Rwanda, and Northern Ireland, and those stories had the whiff of a different era.
Nobody should waste their time penning letters that any pediatrician with a whiff of insight will ignore.
But alongside all the true-fandom, a whiff of regret lingers.Why The Tea Party Won’t Go Away And More Wisdom From Matt Kibbe|Michael Signer|April 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In 2010, she revived the war crimes tribunal: nearly four decades after the crimes, a whiff of justice.
And while worldly success sometimes has a whiff of demonic patronage, identification is dangerous.
You have not had a whiff with me for a long time, and here is a new church-warden waiting to be broken in.The Fourth Watch|H. A. Cody
It just goes "whiff" and six or eight long letters are done, so far as you're concerned.The Letters of William James, Vol. II|William James
This time he was weaving no fantasy round a whiff of violets.The Late Tenant|Louis Tracy
At the same instant a whiff of the acrid smoke from the distant furnace fires tingled in his nostrils, and he quickened his pace.The Quickening|Francis Lynde
I always fancy there is a whiff of sea air upon the hill there.'The Young Step-Mother|Charlotte M. Yonge