1. sniff => sniffle <====> snivel.
来自辅音丛 sn-,鼻子，闻，嗅，发鼻音，比较 sneer,snore,snicker,sniff,snuff.模仿哭鼻子的声 音。
- snivel: see snuff
- snivel (v.)
- Old English *snyflan "to run at the nose," related to snyflung "running of the nose," snofl "nasal mucus;" see snout. Meaning "to be in an (affected) tearful state" is from 1680s. Related: Snivelled; snivelling. As a noun from 14c. Melville coined snivelization (1849). Middle English had contemptuous term snivelard (n.).
- 1. Billy started to snivel. His mother smacked his hand.
[ snivel 造句 ]