sniffishness

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

sniffish +‎ -ness

Noun[edit]

sniffishness (uncountable)

  1. The quality of being sniffish.
    • 1922, Harold Hunter Armstrong, For Richer, for Poorer, page 129:
      But he was free from any trace of the conventional masculine sniffishness toward the jilted woman; instead, he visualized, more vividly than ever, the bitter humiliation of Miriam's ordeal.