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sniffle (v.)

1819, frequentative form of sniff (v.). Related: Sniffled; sniffling. The sniffles "runny nose, head cold" is recorded from 1825. Sniffly (1897) tends to refer to physical symptoms, while sniffy (1858) means "scornful, disdainful and disagreeable." Snuffy "annoyed" is from 1670s.

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Definitions of sniffle from WordNet
1
sniffle (v.)
cry or whine with snuffling;
Synonyms: snivel / blubber / blub / snuffle
sniffle (v.)
inhale audibly through the nose;
Synonyms: sniff
2
sniffle (n.)
the act of breathing heavily through the nose (as when the nose is congested);
Synonyms: snuffle / snivel
From wordnet.princeton.edu