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  Definition of whiff
  1. a strikeout resulting from the batter swinging at and missing the ball for the third strike
  2. a lefteye flounder found in coastal waters from New England to Brazil
  3. a short light gust of air
  4. utter with a puff of air; "whiff out a prayer"
  5. smoke and exhale strongly; "puff a cigar"; "whiff a pipe"
  6. strike out by swinging and missing the pitch charged as the third
  7. drive or carry as if by a puff of air; "The gust of air whiffed away the clouds"
  8. perceive by inhaling through the nose; "sniff the perfume"
Similar Words: puff, puff of air, sniff

 

See Also: sniff out, scent out, smell out, nose out

 

Hyponyms: horned whiff, Citharichthys cornutus

 

Member Meronyms: Citharichthys, genus Citharichthys

 

Derivational Morphology: puff, puff of air, drag, pull, puffing, whiffer, sniff, snuff, sniffer

 

 
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