sniffly

adjective
snif·​fly | \ ˈsni-f(ə-)lē How to pronounce sniffly (audio) \
snifflier; sniffliest

Definition of sniffly

: tending to sniffle feeling sniffly : having the sniffles a sniffly nose … his usual spring allergies… have left him sniffly.— S. L. Price

First Known Use of sniffly

1899, in the meaning defined above

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“Sniffly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sniffly. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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