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American English: /ˈsnɪfəl/
British English: /ˈsnɪf(ə)l/

Translation of sniffle in Spanish:

intransitive verb

  • (due to cold)
    sorberse la nariz or los mocos [colloquial]
    (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.


  • 1 (sniff) I'm not feeling very well, she said with a sniffle
    —no me siento muy bien —dijo, sorbiéndose la nariz
    Example sentences
    • It was a mixture of strange choking sounds and long sniffles.
    • She looked up as soon as the sounds of sniffles entered the room.
    • On the other line, she heard the sound of sniffles and muffled sobs.
  • 2 (cold) [colloquial]
    resfrío (masculine) (esp South America)
    to have a sniffle or the sniffles
    estar resfriado
    Example sentences
    • Why suffer with the sniffles when real relief from that cold is just a word away.
    • When word came that Iron Mike had been floored by a virulent attack of the sniffles, his disconsolate well-wishers had to shuffle off without meeting their thick-necked hero.
    • If you find yourself with a case of the sniffles that lasts longer than the average cold, you may be among the growing number of people who suffer from hay fever.
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