Phrasal Verb 'Sniff'

We have 4 phrasal verb definitions related to 'Sniff'.

Sniff around

Meaning: Look around to see how good something is or to try to find something better

Example: I SNIFFED AROUND to see if I could find a better deal.

Sniff at

Meaning: Disapprove or be scornful

Example: A job opportunity like that is not to be SNIFFED AT.

Sniff out

Meaning: Find something by smell (usually for dogs)

Example: Customs use dogs to SNIFF OUT illegal drugs being smuggled in.

Sniff out

Meaning: Find out information, especially when people don't want anyone to know

Example: Our rivals are trying to SNIFF OUT our plans for expansion.