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sniffle

Pronunciation: /ˈsnɪfəl/

Translation of sniffle in Spanish:

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • (due to cold) sorberse la nariz or los mocos [colloquial/familiar]; (when crying) gimotear
    Example sentences
    • She nodded slightly and sniffled back some tears as she fell in behind him in a slow walk.
    • Well, there's nothing quite as common as a summer cold, sniffling and burbling and croaking about the place like a London taxi driver on a foggy night.
    • He sniffled slightly; he had been crying silent tears for what felt to be near two hours.

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