2. Adjective. pitiful; whining ¹
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Definition of Snivelly
1. sniffily [adj]
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Literary usage of Snivelly
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1. A dictionary of the German terms used in medicine by George Rogers Cutter (1879)
"... a., snivelly. Trennen, va, to separate, divide, sever, cut off, ... a snivelly, running nose. Trinkbar, a., drinkable,potable. ..."
2. A Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions by Richard Soule (1891)
"snivelly, a. I. Snotty. 2. «Chining, pitiful. Snobbish, a. ... snivelly. Snout, n. I. Nose (of a beast)t muzzle. 2. Nozzle. Snow-ball, t n. ..."