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noun [singular]     whiff pronunciation in American English
/wɪf/    whiff pronunciation in American English
/hwɪf/
  1. 1
    a slight smell of something

    Opening the door, she caught a whiff of cigarette smoke.

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  2. 2
    mainly literary a slight amount or sign of something

    a whiff of danger

 
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