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
British informal pong, niff, hum
British rhyming slang pen and ink
Scottish informal guff
North American informal funk
rare fetor, malodour, mephitis, noisomeness

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

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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