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Overview of noun whiff

The noun whiff has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) puff, puff of air, whiff

(a short light gust of air)

2. whiff

(a lefteye flounder found in coastal waters from New England to Brazil)

3. whiff

(a strikeout resulting from the batter swinging at and missing the ball for the third strike)


Overview of verb whiff

The verb whiff has 5 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. sniff, whiff

(perceive by inhaling through the nose; "sniff the perfume")

2. whiff

(drive or carry as if by a puff of air; "The gust of air whiffed away the clouds")

3. whiff

(strike out by swinging and missing the pitch charged as the third)

4. puff, whiff

(smoke and exhale strongly; "puff a cigar"; "whiff a pipe")

5. whiff

(utter with a puff of air; "whiff out a prayer")

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