1. sniff

verb. ['ˈsnɪf'] perceive by inhaling through the nose.


  • whiff


  • breathe out
  • snort

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Rhymes with Sniff

  • hieroglyph
  • mcniff
  • mcgriff
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  • cliff
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  • ziff
  • tiff
  • shiff
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  • riffe
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How do you pronounce sniff?

Pronounce sniff as snɪf.

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Sentences with sniff

1. Verb, base form
Have your friend offer her hand for the dog to sniff and the treat as a reward for sitting.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Dogs often sniff around before urinating, both inside and out.

3. Noun, singular or mass
Take him on walks so he can explore his surroundings and sniff as much as he wants.

4. Verb, past tense
Let your dog sniff the paste first.

Quotes about sniff

1. You must write every single day of your life... You must lurk in libraries and climb the stacks like ladders to sniff books like perfumes and wear books like hats upon your crazy heads... may you be in love every day for the next 20,000 days. And out of that love, remake a world.
- Ray Bradbury

2. I just sprayed cologne on my hand and then pet the back of my cat's head while he slept, and he woke up so confused, trying to sniff behind his neck and all around wondering what sweet attack he was under.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. sniff

verb. ['ˈsnɪf'] inhale audibly through the nose.


  • inspire
  • sniffle
  • breathe in


  • odorous
  • breathe
  • respire
  • take a breath

3. sniff

noun. ['ˈsnɪf'] sensing an odor by inhaling through the nose.


  • snuff
  • smell


  • laugh
  • odorless
  • achromatic