Definition of Sniffer

1. Noun. A person who sniffs.

Generic synonyms: Individual, Mortal, Person, Somebody, Someone, Soul
Derivative terms: Sniff, Sniff



Definition of Sniffer

1. Noun. (informal) One who sniffs. ¹

2. Noun. (informal) The nose. ¹

3. Noun. (computing) A mechanism for intercepting and logging network traffic. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sniffer

1. one that sniffs [n -S] - See also: sniffs

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sniffer

snidely
snideness
snidenesses
snider
snides
snidest
snie
snied
snies
sniff
sniff out
sniff test
sniff tests
sniffable
sniffed
sniffer (current term)
sniffer dog
sniffer dogs
sniffer plane
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sniffinesses
sniffing
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Literary usage of Sniffer

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1. Network Security by David J. Stang (1991)
"If everything is automatically encrypted, taps become unimportant The sniffer Threat A LAN protocol analyzer is a specialized network workstations that ..."

2. Technology Against Terrorism: Structuring Security (1994)
"The primary advantage of using sniffer dogs over other methods of sweeping an area for explosives is that it has been shown to be effective. ..."

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