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  1. whiff

    • IPA[(h)wif]

    美式

    • n.
      a smell that is only smelled briefly or faintly;an act of sniffing or inhaling, typically so as to determine or savor a scent
    • v.
      get a brief or faint smell of;(chiefly in baseball or golf) try unsuccessfully to hit the ball.
    • noun: whiff, plural noun: whiffs

    • verb: whiff, 3rd person present: whiffs, gerund or present participle: whiffing, past tense: whiffed, past participle: whiffed

    • 釋義
    • n.
      名詞
    • 1. a smell that is only smelled briefly or faintly:

      I caught a whiff of peachy perfume

    • 2. an act of sniffing or inhaling, typically so as to determine or savor a scent:

      one whiff of clothing and Fido was off

    • 3. a trace or hint of something bad, menacing, or exciting:

      here was a man with a whiff of danger about him

    • 4. a puff or breath of air or smoke:

      whiffs of smoke emerged from the boiler

    • 5. (chiefly in baseball or golf) an unsuccessful attempt to hit the ball.
    • v.
      動詞
    • 1. get a brief or faint smell of:

      he screwed up his nose as if he'd whiffed Limburger

    • 2. (chiefly in baseball or golf) try unsuccessfully to hit the ball.
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