a passing odourHe caught a whiff of her perfume.
(British, slang) the nauseating whiff of rotting flesh
a trace or hintNot a whiff of scandal has ever tainted his private life.
Wash them in cold water to remove all traces of sand.
that fashionably faint suggestion of a tan
I glanced at her and saw no hint of irony on her face.
large blooms of white with a suspicion of pale pink
I'll have a drop of that milk.
I detected a note of bitterness in his voice.
It was left to her to add a breath of common sense.
There is a whisper of conspiracy about the whole affair.
There is not a shred of truth in this story.
I stood up, brushing crumbs from my trousers.
tinge, , ,
Could there have been a slight tinge of envy in her voice?
a passing odourAt the first whiff of smoke, the alarm will go off.
an occasional puff of air stirring the brittle leaves
Not even a breath of wind stirred the pine branches.
A flurry of snowflakes was scudding by the window.
A waft of perfume reached Ingrid's nostrils.
A rush of air on my face woke me.
Blasts of cold air swept down from the mountains.
Block draughts around doors and windows.
A gust of wind drove down the valley.
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in the sense of aroma
a distinctive pleasant smellthe wonderful aroma of freshly baked bread
in the sense of blast
a sudden strong gust of wind or airBlasts of cold air swept down from the mountains.
whiff 的词库—— 柯林斯 英语词库
Life on the edge