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  1. whiff

    • IPA[wɪf]

    英式

    • n.
      a smell that is only smelt briefly or faintly;an unpleasant smell.
    • v.
      get a brief or faint smell of;give off an unpleasant smell
    • noun: whiff, plural noun: whiffs

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

    • 釋義
    • 相關詞
    • n.
      名詞
    • 1. a smell that is only smelt briefly or faintly:

      I caught a whiff of eau de cologne

    • 2. an unpleasant smell.
    • 3. an act of sniffing or inhaling:

      I found my inhaler and took a deep whiff

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

      there had been a whiff of financial scandal in the past

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

      whiffs of smoke emerged from the boiler

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

      he whiffed the broth that was simmering on the stove

    • 2. give off an unpleasant smell:

      she whiffed of nicotine

    • 3. (chiefly in baseball or golf) try unsuccessfully to hit the ball.
    • adj. not straight; askew:

    • his wig was skew-whiff

      he automatically attempted to move his bat at its customary skew-whiff angle

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    • adj. not straight; askew:

    • his wig was skew-whiff

      he automatically attempted to move his bat at its customary skew-whiff angle

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    • IPA[(h)wif]

    美式

    • n.
      a smell that is only smelled briefly or faintly:
    • I caught a whiff of peachy perfume
    • v.
      get a brief or faint smell of:
    • he screwed up his nose as if he'd whiffed Limburger

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    • IPA[(h)wif]

    美式

    • n.
      another term for megrim
    • he screwed up his nose as if he'd whiffed Limburger

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    • IPA[wɪf]

    英式

    • n.
      another term for megrim
    • he screwed up his nose as if he'd whiffed Limburger

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