Definitions For Sniffing


  • To take air into your nose in short breaths that are loud enough to be heard
  • To smell (something or someone) by putting your nose close to it and taking air in through your nose in short breaths
  • To take (something, such as fumes or a drug) into your body by inhaling it through your nose in order to get intoxicated


  • An act or the sound of drawing air into the nose especially in order to smell something or because you are sick or have been crying
  • An expression of dislike or disapproval
  • A small amount or sign ofsomething

Is Sniffing a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Sniffing is worth 15 points in Scrabble and 18 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Sniffing in a Sentence

  • She sniffed and wiped her nose with a tissue.
  • She put perfume on her wrist and sniffed it.
  • The dog sniffed the carpet.
  • She said that she felt fine, but her sniffs and coughs told a different story.
  • “I refuse to answer that question,” she said with a sniff.
  • He wanted to avoid the slightest sniff of a scandal.

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