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See definition of whiffing on Dictionary.com
  • as inpant
  • as inpuff
  • as insmell
  • as inblow

synonyms for whiffing

  • blow
  • breathe
  • chuff
  • gulp
  • heave
  • huff
  • palpitate
  • puff
  • snort
  • throb
  • wheeze
  • whiff
  • wind
  • be out of breath
  • gasp
  • heave
  • huff
  • smoke
  • suck
  • wheeze
  • blow
  • breathe
  • distend
  • drag
  • draw
  • enlarge
  • fill
  • gulp
  • inflate
  • pant
  • swell
  • whiff
  • huff and puff
  • pull at
  • pull on

antonyms for whiffing

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  • hide
  • secret
  • despise
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    How to use whiffing in a sentence

    We refer to a method of catching surface fishes from a moving boat, which method is known as whiffing.
    THE SEA SHOREWILLIAM S. FURNEAUX
    Bite in your nether-lip, and I warrant you;    100 Or make as if you were whiffing tobacco; Or puich like me.
    THE WORKS OF JOHN MARSTONJOHN MARSTON
    Our friends now whiffed and puffed away together—whiffing and puffing where whiffing and puffing had never been known before.
    MR. SPONGE'S SPORTING TOURR. S. SURTEES
    I walked up and down the Spa-Walk, whiffing a cigar, for a quarter of an hour, without being able to come to a decision.
    TALES FROM "BLACKWOOD," VOLUME 3VARIOUS
    Is a-whiffing round the corners, and a-whoostling through the trees!
    PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 104, MAY 6, 1893VARIOUS
    He himself was whiffing away at a cigarrito, and was as polite and politic, as a noted New York ex-M.
    ACROSS AMERICAJAMES F. RUSLING
    Whiffing, long line, trot, and bulter; and we used to go out to the rocks off Falmouth to set small trammels.
    SAIL HO!GEORGE MANVILLE FENN
    Two small army ants now happened to pass, and after a preliminary whiffing with waving antennæ, rushed joyously into the mêlée.
    EDGE OF THE JUNGLEWILLIAM BEEBE
    Chico trotted briskly, whiffing the rain-washed air as they followed a trail through pastureland where knots of Herefords grazed.
    WHEN THE OWL CRIESPAUL BARTLETT
    He walked round the room, whiffing this object and that; then he lay down at the foot of the bed.
    FRANK OF FREEDOM HILLSAMUEL A. DERIEUX
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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