snort

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English snorten, from Proto-Germanic *fnūsaną

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Noun[edit]

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.

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Verb[edit]

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.

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Verb[edit]

snort

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

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