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sniff

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of sniff

  1. the quality of a thing that makes it perceptible to the sense organs in the nose we took a good sniff of the sauce, trying to guess its ingredients Synonyms of sniff aroma, odor, redolence, scent, smellWords Related to sniff whiff; attar (also otto), bouquet, fragrance, fragrancy, perfume; ambrosia, lusciousness, savor (also savour), savoriness, spice, tang; acridness, fetidness, fetor, foulness, funk, gaminess, malodor, noisomeness, rancidity, rankness, reek, stench, stink; aromaticity, odoriferousness, odorousness; incense, musk


sniff

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of sniff

  1. to become aware of by means of the sense organs in the nose a curious cat sniffing the flowers in the garden Synonyms of sniff nose, scent, smell, snuff, whiffWords Related to sniff breathe, drink (in), inhale, respire; snort, snuffle; savor (also savour)



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