whif|fle


whif|fle
whif|fle «HWIHF uhl», verb, -fled, -fling, noun.
–v.i.
1. to blow in puffs or gusts.
2. a) (of the wind or a ship) to veer or shift (about). b) Figurative. to back and fill; vacillate.
3. to blow lightly; scatter.
–v.t.
to blow or drive with or as if with a puff of air.
–n.
1. something light or insignificant; trifle.
2. a slight blast of air.
[apparently < whiff + -le]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.