plural -s
: one who receives sexual gratification from smells (as of urine)

Word History


French, sniffer, from renifler to sniff (from Middle French, from Old French re- + nifler to sniff, probably of imitative origin) + -eur -er

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“Renifleur.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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