snivel


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Synonyms for snivel

Synonyms for snivel

whining in a tearful manner

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the act of breathing heavily through the nose (as when the nose is congested)

talk in a tearful manner

snuff up mucus through the nose

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cry or whine with snuffling

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AFTER Moat killed himself, it was bad enough that we had to endure his ex-partner snivel all over the tabloids, but now we have to put up with his dear old dad trying to get in on the act too (The Journal, September 7).
But don't whine and snivel abour an all too occasional unkind word from an all but invisible "knee-jerk liberal press.
Some MPs have been laughing at the taxpayers for years and only when they have been rumbled do they snivel and fawn.
Well you'd snivel, too, if you and the other new boys were nailed to the wall by senior prefects to celebrate St Tadger's Day.
DeSmith doesn't snivel about neighborhood problems, her colleagues say.
Still, Kim's skirt is too short and her hair too Mr Whippy, and yet there are certain sections of our society who would pay good money to see that sour face of hers snivel with disgust as she bandied out a derogatory one-liner.
I just don't like being told what to do," he snivels.
Requests that punters be allowed to bet on a wider range of races were met with the usual snivels about impracticability, unconvincing assertions that there was little demand for it, and the usual, patronising "we know what's best for you" view of the world.
Those who suffer the summer snivels will know exactly what I mean.