Definition of Sniveling

1. Noun. Whining in a tearful manner.

Exact synonyms: Snivel
Generic synonyms: Crying, Tears, Weeping
Derivative terms: Snivel, Snivel, Snivel



Definition of Sniveling

1. Verb. (present participle of snivel) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sniveling

1. snivel [v] - See also: snivel

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sniveling

snitches
snitching
snite
snites
snithe
snithy
snits
snittier
snittiest
snitty
snive
snivel
sniveled
sniveler
snivelers
sniveling (current term)
snivelingly
snivelled
sniveller
snivellers
snivelling
snivellingly
snivelly
snivels
sniving
snoRNA
snoRNAs
snob
snobberies

Literary usage of Sniveling

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1. The New McGuffey Fourth Reader by William Holmes McGuffey (1901)
"Then the two watchers had a little dialogue. " Now I call this the best kind of fun," said the tutor. " Why, boy, what are you sniveling at ? ..."

2. Glossary of Northamptonshire Words and Phrases by Anne Elizabeth Baker (1854)
"sniveling. Shrinking and contracting the body from cold. " Why do you sit sniveling over the fire?" is often said to a person sitting with the feet on the ..."

3. Brooks's Readers by Stratton Duluth Brooks (1906)
"This I call really good fun," said the tutor, in rather a shaky voice; " but what are you sniveling about ? " " 'Tisn'tI that am sniveling ..."

4. Brooks's Readers by Stratton Duluth Brooks (1907)
"This I call really good fun," said the tutor, in rather a shaky voice: " but what are you sniveling about?" '' Tisn't I that am sniveling; it is you. ..."

5. The New McGuffey First [ -fifth] Reader by William Holmes McGuffey (1901)
"Well, then, both of us are sniveling," said the tutor. " So, you see, fun may lead to sniveling as well as to laughing. Of all the pleasures of life, ..."

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