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Sniff out   /snɪf aʊt/   Listen
Sniff out

verb
1.
Recognize or detect by or as if by smelling.  Synonyms: nose out, scent out, smell out.






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"Sniff out" Quotes from Famous Books



... Rebs-leastways they claim as how they's Rebs—still holdin' out. They hit an' run, raidin' ranches an' mines; they held up a coach a while back. An' so far they've ridden rings round th' cap'n. Now he thinks as how any Reb blowin' in town could be one of 'em, comin' to sniff out some good pickin's. So anyone as can't explain hisself proper to th' cap'n gits locked up out at ...
— Rebel Spurs • Andre Norton



Words linked to "Sniff out" :   scent out, smell out, smell



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