sniffle ( sniffles plural & 3rd person present) ( sniffling present participle) ( sniffled past tense & past participle )
1 verb If you sniffle, you keep sniffing, usually because you are crying or have a cold.
`Please don't yell at me.' She began to sniffle. V
2 n-count A sniffle is a slight cold. You can also say that someone has the sniffles.
INFORMAL also the N in pl
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