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Meaning of SNEEZE

Pronunciation:  sneez

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a symptom consisting of the involuntary expulsion of air from the nose
  2. [v]  exhale spasmodically, as when an irritant entered one's nose; "Pepper makes me sneeze"

SNEEZE is a 6 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: sneezing, sternutation
 See Also: act involuntarily, act reflexively, breathe out, exhale, expire, inborn reflex, innate reflex, instinctive reflex, physiological reaction, reflex, symptom, unconditioned reflex



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Sneeze\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Sneezed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Sneezing}.] [OE. snesen; of uncertain origin; cf. D. snuse
    to sniff, E. neese, and AS. fne['o]san.]
    To emit air, chiefly through the nose, audibly and violently,
    by a kind of involuntary convulsive force, occasioned by
    irritation of the inner membrane of the nose.
    {Not to be sneezed at}, not to be despised or contemned; not
       to be treated lightly. [Colloq.] ``He had to do with old
       women who were not to be sneezed at.'' --Prof. Wilson.
  2. \Sneeze\, n.
    A sudden and violent ejection of air with an audible sound,
    chiefly through the nose.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you sneeze indicates a life of ease and joy.