Sniffles vs Inhale - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between sniffles and inhale
is that sniffles
) while inhale
As a noun sniffles
(plurale tantum, the sniffles) The symptom of a runny or congested nose accompanying a cold.
- Many people have suffered from colds, the sniffles and other childhood illnesses.
- Danny has been having the sniffles and the sneezes all week.
To draw air into the lungs, through the nose or mouth by action of the diaphragm.
To draw air or any form of gas (either in a pure form, or mixed with small particles in form of aerosols/smoke -sometimes stemming from a medicament) into the lungs, through the nose or mouth by action of the diaphragm.
(figuratively) To eat very quickly.
- The hungry child inhaled her meal.
* (draw air into the lungs) inbreathe, breathe in, inspire
* inbreathe, breathe in, inspire
* (draw air into the lungs) outbreathe, breathe out, exhale, expire (archaic)
* outbreathe, breathe out, exhale
* French inhale