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Definition 1: sensing an odor by inhaling through the nose - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for sniff in the sense of this definition

(sniff is a kind of ...) the act of perceiving the odor of something

Definition 2: inhale audibly through the nose - [verb of body]

Samples where sniff or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the sick student was sniffling in the back row

Synonyms for sniff in the sense of this definition

(sniff is a kind of ...) draw in (air)

"Inhale deeply" "inhale the fresh mountain air" "The patient has trouble inspiring" "The lung cancer patient cannot inspire air very well"

Definition 3: perceive by inhaling through the nose - [verb of perception]

Samples where sniff or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • sniff the perfume

Synonyms for sniff in the sense of this definition

(sniff is a kind of ...) inhale the odor of; perceive by the olfactory sense

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