on the sniff

adj, adv
looking for a sexual partner. This more obscure synonym of on the pull, out trout-ing, etc., was used by the Scottish comic character Rab C. Nesbitt in the BBC comedy of the same name, 18 November 1993.

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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