snift

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

snift (countable and uncountable, plural snifts)

  1. (Britain, dialect) A moment.
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  2. (Britain, dialect, uncountable) Slight snow; sleet.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Imitative.

Verb[edit]

snift (third-person singular simple present snifts, present participle snifting, simple past and past participle snifted)

  1. (now dialectal) To sniff; to snort or snuff.
  2. To snivel.

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