the sniffles

Definition of the sniffles

informal

  1. :  a slight or mild cold that causes a person to sniffle a lot I have (a case of) the sniffles.

Word by Word Definitions

sniffleplay sniffles
  1. :  to sniff repeatedly :  snuffle

    :  to speak with or as if with sniffling

  1. :  a head cold marked by nasal discharge

    :  an act or sound of sniffling


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