whiffle


whif·fle

verb \ˈhwi-fəl, ˈwi-\
whif·fledwhif·fling \-f(ə-)liŋ\

Definition of WHIFFLE

intransitive verb
1
a of the wind :  to blow unsteadily or in gusts
b :  vacillate
2
:  to emit or produce a light whistling or puffing sound
transitive verb
:  to blow, disperse, emit, or expel with or as if with a whiff

Origin of WHIFFLE

probably frequentative of whiff
First Known Use: 1568

Rhymes with WHIFFLE

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