verb (used without object), sniveled, sniveling or (especially British) snivelled, snivelling.
to weep or cry with sniffling.
to affect a tearful state; whine.
to run at the nose; have a runny nose:
She sniveled from the cold.
to draw up mucus audibly through the nose:
Stop sniveling and use your handkerchief.
verb (used with object), sniveled, sniveling or (especially British) snivelled, snivelling.
to utter with sniveling or sniffling.
weak, whining, or pretended weeping.
a light sniffle, as in weeping.
a hypocritical show of feeling:
a sentimental snivel.
mucus running from the nose.
snivels, a sniveling condition; a slight cold; sniffles (usually preceded by the).
verb -els, -elling, -elled (US) -els, -eling, -eled
(intransitive) to sniffle as a sign of distress, esp contemptibly
to utter (something) tearfully; whine
(intransitive) to have a runny nose
an instance of snivelling
adjective 1. characterized by or given to sniveling.
abbreviation 1. Société Nationale des Chemins de Fer: the French national railway system
noun 1. a U.S. civil-rights organization formed by students and active especially during the 1960s, whose aim was to achieve political and economic equality for blacks through local and regional action groups. noun acronym (in the US) 1. Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (1960–69) and Student National Coordinating Committee (from 1969); a civil-rights organization SNCC Student […]
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