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snort

snort

 
 
pronunciation:
snort
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb, noun
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: snorted, snorting, snorts
definition 1: to breathe noisily and roughly by forcefully pushing air through the nose.
definition 2: to utter a sudden, harsh sound to express annoyance, scorn, contempt, or the like.
She snorted in disgust.
definition 3: (slang) to ingest a drug by sniffing.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition 1: to utter or express with a harsh, loud sound or snort.
He snorted a contemptuous reply.
definition 2: (slang) to ingest (a drug) by sniffing.
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a loud, rough sound produced by forcing air violently through the nose.
definition 2: a sound that is similar to this.
the snort and sputter of the outboard motor
definition 3: (slang) a swallow or drink of alcoholic liquor.
similar words:
nip
derivations: snortingly (adv.), snorter (n.)
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