: given to or causing sneezing

Examples of sneezy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Next week’s looking sneezy as warmer temperatures take control. Ian Livingston, Washington Post, 23 Feb. 2024 Feeling sneezy? Sarah Brookbank, The Enquirer, 9 Apr. 2021 Candice, for example, eventually developed a tolerance to her German-shepherd mix, Tesla, despite getting all watery-eyed and sneezy at first. Sarah Zhang, The Atlantic, 15 Sep. 2022 While no dog is truly hypoallergenic, there's a threshold at which people with allergies tend to react to the dander (or dead skin cells) or saliva that causes sufferers to feel itchy, sneezy or short of breath. Katarina Avendano, Good Housekeeping, 25 Aug. 2022 Otherwise, the pollen can build up on your pillow and bedding, leaving you a sneezy mess in the morning. Rachel Nall, Msn, SELF, 24 May 2022 Allergies are far more than a sneezy seasonal annoyance -- hay fever can be super disruptive to everyday life. Katie Hunt, CNN, 19 Mar. 2022 Infectious disease experts say there are a number of factors fueling this hot, sneezy summer. BostonGlobe.com, 23 July 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1839, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sneezy was in 1839

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“Sneezy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sneezy. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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