sniveler
noun see snivel I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Sniveler — Sniv el*er, n. [Written also sniveller.] One who snivels, esp. one who snivels habitually. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sniveler — See snivel. * * * …   Universalium

  • sniveler — noun One who snivels, a person who whines and complains about small matters …   Wiktionary

  • sniveler — Synonyms and related words: Holy Willie, Joseph Surface, Mawworm, Pecksniff, Pharisee, Tartuffe, affecter, canter, canting hypocrite, dissembler, dissimulator, formalist, hypocrite, lip server, lip worshiper, pharisee, pietist, pious fraud, poser …   Moby Thesaurus

  • sniveler — sniv·el·er || snɪvlÉ™(r) n. one who snivels, whiner, complainer …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sniveler — sniv·el·er …   English syllables

  • sniveler — noun a person who breathes audibly through a congested nose • Syn: ↑sniffler • Hypernyms: ↑person, ↑individual, ↑someone, ↑somebody, ↑mortal, ↑soul * * * v(ə)lə( …   Useful english dictionary

  • snivel — sniveler; esp. Brit., sniveller, n. /sniv euhl/, v., sniveled, sniveling or (esp. Brit.) snivelled, snivelling, n. v.i. 1. to weep or cry with sniffling. 2. to affect a tearful state; whine. 3. to run at the nose; have a runny nose: She sniveled… …   Universalium

  • bellyacher — el ly*ach er n. a person who complains habitually, usually about everyday minor problems. Syn: whiner, complainer, moaner, sniveler, crybaby, grumbler, squawker. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • snivel — I. intransitive verb ( eled or elled; eling or snivelling) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English *snyflan; akin to Dutch snuffelen to snuffle, snuffen to sniff Date: 14th century 1. to run at the nose 2. to snuff mucus up the nose audibly ; …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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