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Webster 1913 Edition


Snort

Snort

,
Verb.
I.
[
imp. & p. p.
Snorted
;
p. pr. & vb. n.
Snorting
.]
[OE.
snorten
; akin to
snoren
.
See
Snore
.]
1.
To force the air with violence through the nose, so as to make a noise, as do high-spirited horsed in prancing and play.
Fairfax.
2.
To snore.
[R.]
“The snorting citizens.”
Shak.
3.
To laugh out loudly.
[Colloq.]
Halliwell.

Snort

,
Noun.
The act of snorting; the sound produced in snorting.

Snort

,
Verb.
T.
To expel throught the nostrils with a snort; to utter with a snort.
Keats.

Webster 1828 Edition


Snort

SNORT

,
Verb.
I.
1.
To force the air with violence through the nose, so as to make a noise, as high spirited horses in prancing and play.
2.
To snore. [Not common.]

SNORT

,
Verb.
T.
To turn up in anger, scorn or derision, as the nose. [Unusual.]

Definition 2023


snort

snort

English

Noun

snort (plural snorts)

  1. The sound made by exhaling or inhaling roughly through the nose.
  2. (slang) A dose of a drug to be snorted. Here, "drug" includes snuff (i.e., pulverized tobacco). A snort also may be a drink of whiskey, as "Let's have a snort".
  3. (slang) An alcoholic drink.
    • 1951, Indiana Historical Society Publications (volumes 16-17, page 157)
      Everybody tipped up the jug and took a snort of whisky and followed it with a gourd of cool water. We thought a snort of whisky now and then braced us up some and put a little more lift in us.

Translations

Verb

snort (third-person singular simple present snorts, present participle snorting, simple past and past participle snorted)

  1. (intransitive) To make a snort; to exhale roughly through the nose.
    She snorted with laughter.
  2. (transitive, slang) To inhale (usually a drug) through the nose.
    to snort cocaine
  3. (intransitive, obsolete) To snore.
    • Shakespeare
      The snorting citizens.

Translations


Dutch

Pronunciation

Verb

snort

  1. second- and third-person singular present indicative of snorren
  2. (archaic) plural imperative of snorren