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whiff

whiff

 
 
pronunciation:
wIf
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a faint smell carried on the air.
I got a whiff of roses as I walked past the garden.
similar words:
smell
definition 2: a light, short puff of air or smoke.
We needed a whiff of breeze to get the sailboat moving.
derivation: whiffer (n.)