Synonyms of whiff in English:

whiff


See definition of whiff

noun

1‘I caught a whiff of peachy perfume’

SYNONYMS

faint smell, brief smell, trace, sniff, scent, odour, aroma

2‘there's a terrible whiff in here’

SYNONYMS

stench, stink, foul smell, reek, fetidness, effluvium, miasma

pong, niff, hum

rhyming slang pen and ink

Scottish guff

North American funk

rare fetor, malodour, mephitis, noisomeness

3‘there was the faintest whiff of irony in his letter’

SYNONYMS

trace, hint, note, suggestion, impression, suspicion, soupçon, touch, nuance, intimation, trifle, drop, dash, tinge, tincture, streak, vein, shred, crumb, shadow, breath, whisper, air, savour, flavour, element, overtone, scintilla, jot, bit, spot, speck, iota

informal smidgen, tad

4‘whiffs of smoke emerged from the boiler’

SYNONYMS

puff, gust, blast, rush, flurry, gale, breath, draught, waft