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Main Entry: 1sniff
Pronunciation: primarystresssnif
Function: verb
1 : to draw air into the nose in short breaths loud enough to be heard <sniffed at the cheese>
2 : to show or express scorn <sniffed at simple jobs>
3 : to smell or inhale by taking short breaths <sniff perfume>
4 : to detect by or as if by smelling <sniff out trouble>
- sniff·er noun

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