Synonyms of snivel in English:


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1‘they found him slumped in a chair, snivelling’


sniffle, snuffle, run at the nose, have a running nose, have a runny nose

whimper, whine, weep, cry, shed tears, sob, howl, mewl, bawl

Scottish greet

informal blub, blubber, boohoo

British informal grizzle

2‘if you get caught, you shouldn't snivel about what you get’


complain, moan, mutter, grumble, grouse, groan, grouch, growl, carp, bleat, whine, object, make a fuss

Irish Scottish gurn

informal gripe, beef, bellyache, bitch, whinge, sound off, go on

British informal chunter, create, be on at someone

Northern English informal mither

North American informal kvetch

South African informal chirp

British dated crib, natter