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Synonyms of whiff in English:


  • 1 I caught a whiff of peachy perfume
    faint smell, brief smell, trace, sniff, scent, odour, aroma
  • 2British informal there's a terrible whiff in here
    British informalpong, niff, hum
    British rhyming slangpen and ink
    Scottish informalguff
    North American informalfunk
    rarefetor, malodour, mephitis, noisomeness
  • 3 there was the faintest whiff of irony in his letter
    trace, hint, note, suggestion, impression, suspicion, soupçon, touch, nuance, intimation, trifle, drop, dash, tinge, tincture, streak, vein, shred, crumb, shadow, breath, whisper, air, savour, flavour, element, overtone, scintilla, jot, bit, spot, speck, iota
    informalsmidgen, tad
  • 4 whiffs of smoke emerged from the boiler
    puff, gust, blast, rush, flurry, gale, breath, draught, waft
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