Definitions of whiff:
  • noun:   a strikeout resulting from the batter swinging at and missing the ball for the third strike
  • noun:   a lefteye flounder found in coastal waters from New England to Brazil
  • noun:   a short light gust of air
  • verb:   drive or carry as if by a puff of air
    Example: "The gust of air whiffed away the clouds"
  • verb:   utter with a puff of air
    Example: "Whiff out a prayer"
  • verb:   strike out by swinging and missing the pitch charged as the third
  • verb:   perceive by inhaling through the nose
  • verb:   smoke and exhale strongly
    Example: "Whiff a pipe"

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