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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I sniveled that "we weren't given that in lecture!" To wit, Mr.
Casper and the other ghosts - including the overbearing Kibosh (voiced by James Earl Jones) and the craven Snivel (Pauly Shore) - seem more real, and much more charismatic, than their flesh-and-blood co-stars.
Roy Hedley, 53, allegedly told her, "I haven't given you permission to snivel" after she wept in pain when he violently grabbed her breast.
She explained: "The Christmas Surprise is unashamedly designed to make you laugh and, hopefully, snivel in front of the fire.
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.
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.
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.
"I just don't like being told what to do," he snivels.
Those who suffer the summer snivels will know exactly what I mean.
When he learns that working woman Sarah has been offered a documentary series for Radio 4, he snivels: "Do you think you're Kate Adie?"