Definition of Whiff

1. Noun. A short light gust of air.

Exact synonyms: Puff, Puff Of Air
Generic synonyms: Blast, Blow, Gust
Derivative terms: Puffy



2. Verb. Perceive by inhaling through the nose. "Sniff the perfume"
Exact synonyms: Sniff
Generic synonyms: Smell
Derivative terms: Sniff, Sniffer
Also: Sniff Out

3. Noun. A lefteye flounder found in coastal waters from New England to Brazil.
Generic synonyms: Lefteye Flounder, Lefteyed Flounder
Group relationships: Citharichthys, Genus Citharichthys
Specialized synonyms: Citharichthys Cornutus, Horned Whiff

4. Verb. Drive or carry as if by a puff of air. "The gust of air whiffed away the clouds"
Generic synonyms: Blow

5. Noun. A strikeout resulting from the batter swinging at and missing the ball for the third strike.
Generic synonyms: Strikeout

6. Verb. Strike out by swinging and missing the pitch charged as the third.
Category relationships: Baseball, Baseball Game
Generic synonyms: Strike Out
Derivative terms: Whiffer

7. Verb. Smoke and exhale strongly. "Whiff a pipe"
Exact synonyms: Puff
Generic synonyms: Smoke
Derivative terms: Puff, Puffing

8. Verb. Utter with a puff of air. "Whiff out a prayer"
Generic synonyms: Mouth, Speak, Talk, Utter, Verbalise, Verbalize

Definition of Whiff

1. n. A sudden expulsion of air from the mouth; a quick puff or slight gust, as of air or smoke.

2. v. t. To throw out in whiffs; to consume in whiffs; to puff.

3. v. i. To emit whiffs, as of smoke; to puff.

4. n. A sudden expulsion of air from the mouth; a quick puff or slight gust, as of air or smoke.

5. v. t. To throw out in whiffs; to consume in whiffs; to puff.

6. v. i. To emit whiffs, as of smoke; to puff.

Definition of Whiff

1. Noun. A waft; a brief, gentle breeze; a light gust of air ¹

2. Noun. An odour carried briefly through the air ¹

3. Noun. A short inhalation of breath, especially of smoke from a cigarette or pipe ¹

4. Noun. (baseball) A strike (from the batter’s perspective) ¹

5. Noun. The megrim, a fish with scientific name ''Lepidorhombus boscii'' or ''Lepidorhombus whiffiagonis'' ¹

6. Verb. (transitive) To waft. ¹

7. Verb. (transitive) To sniff. ¹

8. Verb. (intransitive baseball) To strike out. ¹

9. Verb. (slang) to attempt to strike and miss, especially being off-balance/vulnerable after missing. ¹

10. Adjective. (colloquial) Having a strong or unpleasant odor. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Whiff

1. to blow or convey with slight gusts of air [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Whiff

1. 1. A sudden expulsion of air from the mouth; a quick puff or slight gust, as of air or smoke. "But with the whiff and wind of his fell sword The unnerved father falls." (Shak) "The skipper, he blew a whiff from his pipe, And a scornful laugh laughed he." (Longfellow) 2. A glimpse; a hasty view. 3. The marysole, or sail fluke. Origin: OE. Weffe vapor, whiff, probably of imitative origin; cf. Dan. Vift a puff, gust, W. Chwiff a whiff, puff. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Whiff

whicker
whickered
whickering
whickers
whid
whidah
whidah bird
whidahs
whidded
whidder
whiddered
whidders
whidding
whider
whids
whiff (current term)
whiffed
whiffer
whiffers
whiffet
whiffets
whiffier
whiffiest
whiffiness
whiffing
whiffings
whiffle
whiffled
whiffler
whifflers

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