Definition of Snort in English :

Define Snort in English

Snort meaning in English

Meaning of Snort in English

Pronunciation of Snort in English

Snort pronunciation in English

Pronounce Snort in English


see synonyms of snort


1. snicker, snigger, snort

a disrespectful laugh

2. bird, boo, bronx cheer, hiss, hoot, raspberry, razz, razzing, snort

a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt


3. snort

indicate contempt by breathing noisily and forcefully through the nose

Example Sentences:
'she snorted her disapproval of the proposed bridegroom'

4. snort

make a snorting sound by exhaling hard

Example Sentences:
'The critic snorted contemptuously'

5. huff, snort

inhale recreational drugs

Example Sentences:
'The addict was snorting cocaine almost every day'
'the kids were huffing glue'

6. snort, take a hit

inhale through the nose

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of snort
1. (intransitive)
to exhale forcibly through the nostrils, making a characteristic noise
2. (intransitive)
(of a person) to express contempt or annoyance by such an exhalation
3. (transitive)
to utter in a contemptuous or annoyed manner
4. slang
to inhale (a powdered drug) through the nostrils
a forcible exhalation of air through the nostrils, esp (of persons) as a noise of contempt or annoyance
6. slang
an instance of snorting a drug
7. Also called: snorter slang
a short drink, esp an alcoholic one
8. slang
the snorkel on a submarine

Collins English Dictionary. Copyright © HarperCollins Publishers


see synonyms of snort
verb intransitive
to force breath suddenly and violently through the nostrils so as to make a harsh sound
to express anger, contempt, or the like by a snort
to make a noise like a snort, as in laughing boisterously
4.  US, Slang
to take a narcotic drug into the nose by sniffing
verb transitive
to express or utter with a snort
to expel by or as by a snort
7.  US, Slang
to take (a narcotic drug) into the nose by sniffing
the act or sound of snorting
9.  US, Slang
a quick drink of straight liquor
10.  US, Slang
a dose of a drug, esp. cocaine or heroin, that is snorted

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of snort
a. A rough, noisy sound made by breathing forcefully through the nostrils, as a horse or pig does.
b. A similar sound: the snort of a steam engine.
2. Slang
a. A drink of liquor, especially when swallowed in one gulp.
b. Cocaine or heroin, especially a small amount sniffed at one time.
c. The liquor or drug so taken.
v. snort·ed, snort·ing, snorts
a. To breathe noisily and forcefully through the nostrils.
b. To make a sound resembling noisy exhalation: "The wind snorted across the Kansas plains" (Gail Sheehy).
2. To make an abrupt noise expressive of scorn, ridicule, or contempt.
3. To ingest a drug, such as cocaine or heroin, by sniffing.
1. To express by snorting: He snorted his disapproval.
2. To ingest by sniffing: snorted cocaine.

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