sniff out

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To find something using the sense of smell.
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Because they have far more powerful noses than humans, dogs are ideal to sniff out drugs.

Submitted on August 30, 2012

Additional definitions for 'sniff out':

sniff outTo find, especially to find something that cannot be seen.
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