How to Pronounce sniff?

Correct pronunciation for the word "sniff" is [snˈɪf], [snˈɪf], [s_n_ˈɪ_f].

"Sniff" in context

Sniffing is an important sense in the animal kingdom, especially for mammals. It is the process of smelling the environment by inhaling through the nose and exhaling through the mouth. Sniffing is a way of investigating the world around us and detecting a wide variety of smells, both bad and good. It is one of the primary ways in which animals can be alerted to nearby dangers, such as predators. For example, dogs rely heavily on their sense of smell to detect the presence of other animals.

Humans have a slightly different kind of sniffing compared to other animals.

What are similar-sounding words for sniff?

Usage over time for sniff:

This graph shows how "sniff" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

11 words made out of letters SNIFF

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