|1.||(intr) to expel air and nasal secretions from the nose involuntarily, esp as the result of irritation of the nasal mucous membrane|
|2.||the act or sound of sneezing|
|[Old English fnēosan (unattested); related to Old Norse fnӯsa, Middle High German fnūsen, Greek pneuma breath]|
v. sneezed, sneez·ing, sneez·es
To expel air forcibly from the mouth and nose in an explosive, spasmodic involuntary action resulting chiefly from irritation of the nasal mucous membrane. n.
The act or an instance of sneezing.