How to Pronounce whiff?

Correct pronunciation for the word "whiff" is [wˈɪf], [wˈɪf], [w_ˈɪ_f].

"Whiff" in context

A whiff is a short, sharp inhalation of breath that often carries with it a distinct smell or scent. Wiffs can be used to inhale the smell of something, such as a freshly brewed cup of coffee or the scent of fresh flowers. They can also be used for the purpose of sampling something in the air, such as the smell of a nearby candle or the smoke of a burning fire. Whiffs can also be used to involuntarily detect something in the air, such as a foul odor or the smell of burning rubber. In any case, a simple whiff can most often be used to recognize something in the surrounding environment.


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