whiffle

play
verb whif·fle \ˈhwi-fəl, ˈwi-\

Definition of whiffle

whiffled

;

whiffling

play \ˈhwi-f(ə-)liŋ, ˈwi-\
  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1a of the wind :  to blow unsteadily or in gustsb :  vacillate

  3. 2 :  to emit or produce a light whistling or puffing sound

  4. transitive verb
  5. :  to blow, disperse, emit, or expel with or as if with a whiff

Origin and Etymology of whiffle

probably frequentative of whiff


First Known Use: 1568

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