sniffer

sniffer
n.
1 a person who sniffs, esp. one who sniffs a drug or toxic substances (often in comb.: glue-sniffer).
2 sl. the nose.
3 colloq. any device for detecting gas, radiation, etc.
Phrases and idioms:
sniffer-dog colloq. a dog trained to sniff out drugs or explosives.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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