Hindi translation of sniff
sniffPowered by COBUILD /snɪf स्निफ़्/
Word forms: sniffs, sniffing, sniffed
Definitions and Translations
1. transitive or intransitive verb, countable noun
When you sniff, or when you give a sniff, you breathe in air noisily through your nose, for example when you are trying not to cry, or in order to show disapproval.
नाक से साँस खींचना/नाक से खींचना/सुड़क nf
⇒ She wiped her face and sniffed loudly. ⇒ 'Tourists!' she sniffed.
2. transitive verb, countable noun
If you sniff something, or if you take a sniff of it, you smell it by sniffing.
⇒ He sniffed the perfume. ⇒ He opened it and took a sniff.
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Example Sentences Including 'sniff'
All at once the mule tossed up its head and snorted, turning on its rope to sniff into the wind.A Time of War
The answer was no more than a sniff - but a sniff was a sort of answer.The Innocents at Home (A Superintendent Kenworthy novel)
And then she'd be anti-social and fat... She stifled a sniff but Joan heard.JUST BETWEEN US (2002)
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'sniff' in Other Languages
- Arabic: يَشْتِمُّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: fungar
- Chinese: 嗅
- Croatian: šmrcati
- Czech: popotáhnout nosem popotahovat nosem
- Danish: snøfte
- Dutch: snuiven
- European Spanish: olfatear insistentemente
- Finnish: niiskuttaa
- French: renifler
- German: schnuppern
- Greek: ρουθουνίζω
- Italian: annusare
- Japanese: 鼻で吸う
- Korean: 코를 킁킁거리다
- Norwegian: snuse
- Polish: powąchać wąchać
- Portuguese: fungar
- Romanian: a inspira rapid
- Russian: вдыхать через нос
- Spanish: olfatear
- Swedish: lukta
- Thai: สูดจมูกฟุดฟิต
- Turkish: burnunu çekmek
- Ukrainian: вдихати вдихнути
- Vietnamese: hít
Translation of sniff from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary