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- n. One who snivels, a person who whines and complains about small matters.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who snivels, esp. one who snivels habitually.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who snivels, or who cries with sniveling.
- n. One who weeps; especially, one who manifests weakness by weeping.
- n. Figuratively, one who affects tearfulness or expressions of penitence, especially with a nasal tone.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a person who breathes audibly through a congested nose
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Exceptionally good as an outrageous sniveler, flirting as well as hitting the floor, and pounding her fists to make a point, she said, "He believed in my neurosis."
Cohn is, for Hemingway, merely a sniveler among tough guys.
A Trible rule is don't ever, ever talk about these kind of experiences after the fact or you may be a sniveler or even worse one who engages in recriminations.
May 16th, 2006 at 12:40 am decked the punk-ass sniveler
Because the only thing there'd be to talk about is what an insecure little sniveler I am.
It will help to mesh awarenesses with a human, Djana ¦ no terrified captive, no lickspittle turncoat, no sniveler about peace and brotherhood, no pseudomorph grown up among us apart from his own breed ¦ but one who has come to me freely, out of the depths of the commonalty that bred her, one who has known alike the glory and the tragedy of being human.
Or else I would have flung myself in despair upon the ever-imploring bosom of my lugubrious sniveler.
A chap with no great harm in him that I see, except that he is a---- sniveler and psalm-singer, and makes you sick at times, but he isn't lazy; and now they are mauling him because he couldn't do the work of two.
Did you ever make a prayer before, since you were a sniveler?
There is a world of difference there between him and a silly boy who daydreams of fame but who doesn't know how to even properly blow his nose and still needs his mummy to fix him lunch - a sniveler, a little upstart, an