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1 whiff /ˈwɪf/ noun
plural whiffs
1 whiff
/ˈwɪf/
noun
plural whiffs
Learner's definition of WHIFF
[count] : a slight smell of something : an odor that is weak
[singular] : a slight trace or indication
[count] baseball, informal : strikeout
2 whiff /ˈwɪf/ verb
whiffs; whiffed; whiffing
2 whiff
/ˈwɪf/
verb
whiffs; whiffed; whiffing
Learner's definition of WHIFF
US, informal
[+ object] : to notice (a smell)
baseball
[+ object] of a pitcher : to cause (a batter) to be out by pitching three strikes
[no object] of a batter : to make an out by getting three strikes
: to fail to hit (something)
[+ object]
[no object]
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