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Definition of "snivel" []

  • To sniffle. (verb-intransitive)
  • To complain or whine tearfully. (verb-intransitive)
  • To run at the nose. (verb-intransitive)
  • The act of sniffling or sniveling. (noun)
  • Nasal mucus. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "snivel" in a sentence
  • "Vote for who you want to, but you should never, ever again snivel like you are snivelling now."
  • "Only Republicans can sit and gripe, whine, and snivel over the results of the last election, committing themselves to "no progress on anything"."
  • "You come here to insult us attack us and tell lies about us then snivel like the punk you are that we dont treat YOU with respect."