There are 2 translations of whiff in Spanish:

whiff1

Pronunciation: /hwɪf; wɪf/

n

  • 1.1 (smell) olorcillo (m); (unpleasant) tufillo (m), olorcillo (m) I caught a whiff of gas percibí or (in Latin America also/en América Latina también) sentí un olorcillo or tufillo a gas, me llegó una ráfaga or vaharada de gas
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    • She climbed in the window with ease and as she approached the stairs she caught a whiff of perfume not belonging to Mrs. Chavez.
    • He caught a whiff of her hair; it smelled like citrus.
    • He heard faint movements, and caught a whiff of perfume.
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    • Plus an unpleasant whiff of effluent as in the previous week's remorseless attacks on Cherie Blair, not for anything she's said or done but for the way she looks.
    • The smell, however, lingered on for a while and despite the baking sunshine, at week's end there still was a whiff of unpleasantness in the air.
    • After all, who hasn't found themselves in the middle of a favourite movie only to catch a whiff of some foul miasma making its way merrily up your nostrils?
    1.2 (sniff) [colloquial/familiar] have a whiff of this milk huele esta leche, tómale el olor a esta leche (Latin America/América Latina)
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    • I looked to Cory, who was seated in the front of the boat, holding his fingers to his nose and taking a deep whiff.
    • I stepped into the shop, took a deep whiff of the powerful chocolate and sugar scents, and studied the pastry case.
    • He took a deep whiff of the salty sea air and sighed.

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There are 2 translations of whiff in Spanish:

whiff2

vi

  • (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar], oler* mal, tener* mal olor (Latin America/América Latina) ; (stronger) apestar
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    • As I looked at him a whiff of excrement passed my face, as if it came from his open mouth.

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Word of the day pegado
adj
su casa está pegada a la mía = her house is right next to mine …
Cultural fact of the day

In Spain, a privately owned school that receives no government funds is called a colegio privado. Parents pay monthly fees. Colegios privados cover all stages of primary and secondary education.