whiffle

verb
whif·​fle | \ ˈhwi-fəl How to pronounce whiffle (audio) , ˈwi-\
whiffled; whiffling\ ˈhwi-​f(ə-​)liŋ How to pronounce whiffling (audio) , ˈwi-​ \

Definition of whiffle

intransitive verb

1a 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

First Known Use of whiffle

1568, in the meaning defined at intransitive sense 1a

History and Etymology for whiffle

probably frequentative of whiff

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