- vi. 嗅；嗤之以鼻
- vt. 嗅；闻；用力吸；发觉
- n. 吸，闻；嗤之以鼻；气味；以鼻吸气；吸气声
CET6 TEM4 考 研
1. sniffer(嗅探器) => sniff.
2. *sn- "something related to nose".
来自辅音丛 sn-,鼻子，闻，嗅，发鼻音，比较 sneer,snore,snicker,sniff,snuff.
- sniff: see snuff
- sniff (v.)
- mid-14c., of imitative origin; possibly related to snyvelen (see snivel). As an expression of scorn or contempt from 1729. As a synonym for smell (v.) it dates from 1845. In reference to cocaine from 1925. Related: Sniffed; sniffing.
- sniff (n.)
- 1767, from sniff (v.); the scornful sense is from 1859.
- 1. Have the Press got a sniff yet?
- 2. Take a sniff at everything and distinguish the good from the bad.
- 3. Have a sniff of this medicine — It'smells revolting, doesn't it?
- 闻一下这种药——它有一种令人作呕的味道, 对 吗 ?
- 4. But really, what harm could it possibly do to pop down there and just sniff around?
- 5. Highbrow critics sniff that the programme was "too sophisticated" to appeal to most viewers.
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