To swing and miss in the game of baseball.
Often used to describe a player who swings and misses by a considerably margin and frequently.
*Miguel Olivo At Bat*
Whiff - Strike Three Your Out!
by Peekay_ March 29, 2011
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In fighting games:

The act of performing a move that fails to connect with the opponent, whether it be on hit or on block.
After I whiffed a random d/f+2 against that Paul player, he hit me with a Deathfist and took a third of my lifebar.
by 133mhz December 19, 2005
originally from the game of whiffle ball, specifically the sound the hollow plastic bat makes when one swings hard and misses the ball.
Also, it means to fail badly at a very simple task. This is a big put down.
"I can't believe you whiffed on that pop quiz. It was just one question. I thought everyone knew who Nixon was."
by Steven Herraiz January 21, 2008
A quick smell of something that doesn't usually smell very nice.
Did you take a whiff of that shit over there?
by Wanon June 01, 2005
An English word used informally with unpleasant, foul smells, often used as a synonym for sniff, scent, odour and aroma.

Etymology: The word became popular in the 16th century with tobacco smoking, probably influenced by whiffle "blow in gusts or puffs".
Hey babe come take a whiff of my feet, sweet right?
by LSOW March 06, 2014
A slang word for Cocaine
"Want a line of whiff?"
by Smeagal. September 11, 2008
A person's scent or odor that you smell when they walk by.
"My whiff is gonna smell great after I put on this perfume."

" Ew, I just smelt Brian's whiff and it was revolting!"
by Cecilia12 September 15, 2015

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