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

References in classic literature ?
Put your handkerchief away - don't snivel before me.
Because she leaves you to snivel, and never wipes your nose: she has not even taught you to know the shepherd from the sheep.
I just don't like being told what to do," he snivels.
FOR all her retractions and snivels of regret, Hazel Blears must have known a condemnation of Government policy and the Prime Minister would rebound on her.
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.