Snivel 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}.] 1. To run at the nose; to make a snuffling noise. [1913 Webster]

2. To cry or whine with snuffling, as children; to cry weakly or whiningly. [1913 Webster]

Put stop to thy sniveling ditty. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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