Definition Of snivel

verb

a slight sniff indicating suppressed emotion or crying.

Lucy's torrent of howls weakened to a snivel

an act or sound of snivelling.

Lucy's torrent of howls weakened to a snivel

cry and sniff in a feeble or fretful way.

Kate started to snivel, looking sad and stunned

cry and sniffle.

Kate started to snivel, looking sad and stunned

Example Of snivel

  • After all the man had done for him, how could he whine and snivel and ask for more, dragging him down with demands?

  • And whatever you do, don't resort to any whining, snivelling , or whimpering tactics.

  • But don't do it because you expect to be rewarded for sniveling before His throne.

  • Daddy isn't supposed to snivel about how the locals didn't do their job.

  • Dion sniveled , half out of sorrow for himself, the other half simply out of fear.


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