Sniv"el (?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Sniveled (?) or Snivelled; p. pr. & vb. n. Sniveling or Snivelling.] [OE. snivelen, snevelen, snuvelen, freg. of sneven. See Sniff, and cf. Snuffle.]


To run at the nose; to make a snuffling noise.


To cry or whine with snuffling, as children; to cry weakly or whiningly.

Put stop to thy sniveling ditty. Sir W. Scott.


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Sniv"el, n. [AS. snofel. Cf. Snivel, v. i.]

Mucus from the nose; snot.


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