To inhale the air near (something); sniff:
(Intransitive) To sniff or smell something very loudly.
To weep or whimper lightly with spasmodic congestion of the nose.
(--- Informal) To miss completely when attempting to hit something, as a golf ball, with a swinging motion
To secretly spy on or investigate, especially into the private personal life of others.
To learn something hidden and often improper about:
To smell; perceive by the olfactory sense
Snuff is powdered tobacco that is chewed or inhaled by sniffing, or the charred end of a candlewick.
To draw (air or smoke, for example) into the lungs by breathing; inspire.
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