sniffle

USAGE NOTE
This word is often used in the plural in the sense shown in 3).
sniffle(
snih
-
fuhl
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (to inhale noisly through the nose)
a. sorber
Grise spent the whole day on the couch sniffling and coughing.Grise pasó todo el día sorbiendo y tosiendo en el sofá.
2. (to cry softly)
a. gimotear
My mother sniffled as she said goodbye to me before I got on the plane.Mi madre gimoteó al despedirse de mí antes de que me subiera al avión.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(medicine)
a. el resfriado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
You can't just call out of work any time you have the sniffles. Someone's got to sell these vacuums.No puedes ausentarte del trabajo siempre que tienes un resfriado. Alguien tiene que vender estas aspiradoras.
b. el resfrío
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Take this hankie with you since you've got the sniffles, sweetie.Ya que tienes un resfrío llévate este pañuelo, mi vida.
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sniffle
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (slight cold)
a.
to have the snifflestener un ligero resfriado
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (sniff repeatedly)
a. sorber
3. (cry quietly)
a. gimotear
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sniffle [ˈsnɪfl]
noun
to have the sniffles estar resfriado or constipado
he said with a sniffle
intransitive verb
sorber con ruido
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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