Israel is now a country whose own social-affairs minister warns of “a whiff of fascism” in national politics.
The Gunpowder green tea simple syrup adds complexity, and the hopped bitters add a whiff of cannabis.
Nobody should waste their time penning letters that any pediatrician with a whiff of insight will ignore.
Why agree to join second-tier candidates in the South Carolina event and then whiff when it comes to your chief competitor?
But alongside all the true-fandom, a whiff of regret lingers.
Do you know, I've been thinkin' that a whiff o' salt air would do me a sight o' good.
The whiff of garlic over my shoulder told me that Simonetti had followed me, too.
He wrinkled and wrinkled his little black nose in an effort to smell the intruder, but not a whiff could he get.
A whiff of garlic told me that Simonetti had reached the table.
When they got a whiff of redskin on the chilly mountain breeze.
13c., weffe "foul scent or odor," of imitative origin. Modern form became popular late 16c. with tobacco smoking, probably influenced by whiffle "blow in gusts or puffs" (1560s). The verb in the baseball slang sense "to swing at a ball and miss" first recorded 1913.