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verb (used without object), sneezed, sneezing.
to emit air or breath suddenly, forcibly, and audibly through the nose and mouth by involuntary, spasmodic action.
an act or sound of sneezing.
Verb phrases
sneeze at, Informal. to treat with contempt; scorn:
$50,000 is nothing to sneeze at.
(intransitive) to expel air and nasal secretions from the nose involuntarily, esp as the result of irritation of the nasal mucous membrane
the act or sound of sneezing

sneeze (snēz)
v. sneezed, sneez·ing, sneez·es
To expel air forcibly from the mouth and nose in an explosive, spasmodic involuntary action resulting chiefly from irritation of the nasal mucous membrane. n.
The act or an instance of sneezing.


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