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Related / Similar Words: puff, puff of air, sniff

 

Definition:
  • a strikeout resulting from the batter swinging at and missing the ball for the third strike;
  • a lefteye flounder found in coastal waters from New England to Brazil;
  • a short light gust of air;
  • utter with a puff of air; "whiff out a prayer";
  • smoke and exhale strongly; "puff a cigar"; "whiff a pipe";
  • strike out by swinging and missing the pitch charged as the third;
  • drive or carry as if by a puff of air; "The gust of air whiffed away the clouds";
  • perceive by inhaling through the nose; "sniff the perfume";

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    See Also: sniff out, scent out, smell out, nose out

     

    Hyponyms: horned whiff, Citharichthys cornutus

     

    Member Meronyms: Citharichthys, genus Citharichthys

     

    Derivational Morphology: puff, puff of air, drag, pull, puffing, whiffer, sniff, snuff, sniffer

     

     
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