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  ( 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.   (=snuffle)  
`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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sniff, sniffer, snaffle, snuffle

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