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  • n. a person who sniffles

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Nautical, a capful of wind.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a person who breathes audibly through a congested nose

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Examples

  • A box of Kleenex aloe soothes the sniffler now no more red nose navigate recent archive friends userinfo about hradzka

    fic: "Seven Sunday Mother-Daughter Mornings" (SCC)

  • Worked on book-y stuff in between making porridge and reading to the little sniffler and doing chores.

    September 21st, 2006

  • Loser of pet toads, sniffler, and klutz extraordinaire, Harry's Gryffindor classmate could be done in by his own sad Neville-ness.

    Which Harry Potter Character Gets Whacked?

  • • The New York Times found the only legal Mexican immigrant in San Antonio (kidding!) to create a tripartite sniffler about three sisters: Racquel (the legal one), Veronica (who lives “furtively”) and Irma (who moved home to Mexico).

    VDARE.com Reads Illegal Alien Sob Stories so You Don’t Have to

  • Shelden is even sniffler about Crick, criticizing him for pedantry and impersonality, and pillorying his laborious method of marshaling often contradictory sources and refusing to adjudicate between them.

    Orwell: The Authorized Biography (review)

  • As the wan mother watched the end of the transaction which left the sniffler now quite consoled, in possession of the modest coin, she said naïvely –

    The Convert

  • As the wan mother watched the end of the transaction which left the sniffler now quite consoled, in possession of the modest coin, she said naïvely --

    The Convert

  • At length the sniffler reached us, and the sharp little vessel began to speak, as the rushing sound through the water is called; while the wind sang like an Eolian harp through the taut weather -- rigging.

    Tom Cringle's Log

  • But on this one day of the, it tilter do us all typographically rebelliously to embracement a cyanogen tautly and milage forgetfully how zealously we sniffler it eruditely in the us.

    Rational Review

  • No, not my favorite band or anything, but this song is on the soundtrack to Underworld 3: Rise of the Lycans; and contextually it’s a sniffler — scenario after scenario of people dying, and leaving loved ones behind.

    this is the saddest song I’ve got

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  • Nautical, "a capful of wind". --Century Dictionary

    May 8, 2011