- n sensing an odor by inhaling through the nose
- v perceive by inhaling through the nose
sniff the perfume
- v inhale audibly through the nose
the sick student was sniffling in the back row
- They apparently did not sniff the urine stench of the youngsters' alternative dwelling.
- The mines buried here are dummies, already detonated but still containing the traces of TNT that the rats have been trained to sniff out.
- Don't worry, jurors will sniff out the truth.
- Graeme McDowell in New York Times
After taking the 36-hole lead Friday, Graeme McDowell said, "If I get a sniff Sunday afternoon, I'll be ready for it."
- Michael Vaughan in ic Wales
To get to a ground on the last day with a small sniff of victory and to end up losing in such a dramatic fashion is not a great feeling at all,Vaughan added. "We felt if we'd have got to 80 or 100-1, which on that wicket was certainly...