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Definition of snuffle verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    snuffle

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ˈsnʌfl//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they snuffle
     
    he / she / it snuffles
     
    past simple snuffled
     
    -ing form snuffling
     
     
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  1. 1[intransitive, transitive] (+ speech) to breathe noisily because you have a cold or you are crying synonym sniff I could hear the child snuffling in her sleep.
  2. 2 [intransitive] snuffle (around) if an animal snuffles, it breathes noisily through its nose, especially while it is smelling something The dog was snuffling around in the bushes.
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