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whiff

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(Entry 1 of 2)

an almost imperceptible sign of something
  • even a whiff of appreciation for everything I've done for her would have been nice

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whiff

verb

Synonyms of whiff (Entry 2 of 2)

to become aware of by means of the sense organs in the nose
  • whiffed the pot of chili on the stove and announced that he was staying for dinner

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The first known use of whiff was in 1591

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“Whiff.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/whiff. Accessed 12 Jul. 2020.

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