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Definition of Sniffily
1. in a sniffy manner [adv]
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Literary usage of Sniffily
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Just So Stories for Little Children by Rudyard Kipling (1902)
"So they waited till dark, and then the Leopard heard something breathing sniffily in the starlight that fell alt stripy through the branches, and he jumped ..."
2. The Writings in Prose and Verse of Rudyard Kipling by Rudyard Kipling (1903)
"So they waited till dark, and then the Leopard heard something breathing sniffily in the starlight that fell all stripy through the branches, and he jumped ..."
3. The Kipling Reader for Elementary Grades by Rudyard Kipling (1912)
"said the Jaguar most sniffily and most cautious. "I don't know, because I've never been scooped out of my shell before; but I tell you truly, if you want to ..."
4. How Botha and Smuts Conquered German South West: A Full Record of the by W S Rayner, W.W. O'Shaughnessy, Leo Weinthal (1916)
"Commissions earned during previous active service, it was " sniffily " explained, were not considered as any particular recommendation, while there were ..."