whiff

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An odour carried briefly through the air

A whiff of rotten eggs had vanquished the pale clouded yellows which came pelting across the orchard and up Dods Hill and away on to the moor.

A waft; a brief, gentle breeze; a light gust of air
to attempt to strike and miss, especially being off-balance/vulnerable after missing
To sniff
A short inhalation of breath, especially of smoke from a cigarette or pipe
A strike (from the batter's perspective)
The megrim, a fish with scientific name Lepidorhombus boscii or Lepidorhombus whiffiagonis
Having a strong or unpleasant odor

Whoo boy that gear oil is pretty whiff. If you actually do this, spend the extra money for the synthetic gear oil as it will not have as bad a sulfur stink as the regular stuff.

To strike out
To waft
{v} to blow out
{n} a puff, blast, a fish
a strikeout resulting from the batter swinging at and missing the ball for the third strike
To throw out in whiffs; to consume in whiffs; to puff
a strikeout resulting from the batter swinging at and missing the ball for the third strike a lefteye flounder found in coastal waters from New England to Brazil utter with a puff of air; "whiff out a prayer"
Missing the ball during a swing
The marysole, or sail fluke
{f} blow; exhale; inhale; emit smoke; smoke (a cigarette); swing and miss a ball (Sports); strikeout (Baseball)
to attempt to strike and miss, esp. being off-balance/vulnerable after missing
strike out by swinging and missing the pitch charged as the third
A sudden expulsion of air from the mouth; a quick puff or slight gust, as of air or smoke
drive or carry as if by a puff of air; "The gust of air whiffed away the clouds"
a lefteye flounder found in coastal waters from New England to Brazil
A glimpse; a hasty view
perceive by inhaling through the nose; "sniff the perfume"
A whiff of something bad or harmful is a slight sign of it. Not a whiff of scandal has ever tainted his private life
strike out by swinging and missing the pitch charged as the third drive or carry as if by a puff of air; "The gust of air whiffed away the clouds
To emit whiffs, as of smoke; to puff
A complete miss of the ball on a swing Also called a fan
smoke and exhale strongly; "puff a cigar"; "whiff a pipe"
To carry or convey by a whiff, or as by a whiff; to puff or blow away
When a player swings and misses the ball completely
If there is a whiff of a particular smell, you smell it only slightly or only for a brief period of time, for example as you walk past someone or something. He caught a whiff of her perfume
A strike (from the batters perspective)
a short light gust of air
Strikeout
utter with a puff of air; "whiff out a prayer"
{i} scent; puff of air (often carrying smoke); hint or trace of; strikeout (Baseball); flatfish, British flounder
skew-whiff
askew; lopsided, not straight

I hung up that picture, but it looks skew-whiff to me.

horned whiff
whiff found in waters from the Bahamas and northern Gulf of Mexico to Brazil
skew-whiff
not straight = crooked (skew)
whiffed
past of whiff
whiffing
A mode of fishing with a hand line for pollack, mackerel, and the like
whiffing
The act of one who, or that which, whiffs
whiffing
present participle of whiff
whiffs
plural of , whiff
whiffs
third-person singular of whiff
whiff
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