Definitions for: Snivel


[n] the act of breathing heavily through the nose (as when the nose is congested)
[n] whining in a tearful manner
[v] cry or whine with snuffling; "Stop snivelling--you got yourself into this mess!"
[v] snuff up mucus through the nose
[v] talk in a tearful manner



Webster (1913) Definition: Sniv"el, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Sniveledor Snivelled;
p. pr. & vb. n. Sniveling or Snivelling.] [OE. snivelen,
snevelen, snuvelen, freg. of sneven. See Sniff, and cf.
Snuffle.]
1. To run at the nose; to make a snuffling noise.

2. To cry or whine with snuffling, as children; to cry weakly
or whiningly.

Put stop to thy sniveling ditty. --Sir W.
Scott.


Sniv"el, n. [AS. snofel. Cf. Snivel, v. i.]
Mucus from the nose; snot.

Synonyms: blub, blubber, sniffle, sniffle, sniveling, snuffle, snuffle, whine

See Also: breathe in, breathing, cry, crying, external respiration, inhale, inspire, mouth, respiration, speak, talk, tears, utter, ventilation, verbalise, verbalize, weep, weeping

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