snart

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Blend of sneeze +‎ fart.

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Noun[edit]

snart (plural snarts)

  1. (slang) The phenomenon where one sneezes and breaks wind at the same time.
    • 2009 April 18, Bobby Mercer, How Do You Light a Fart?: And 150 Other Essential Things Every Guy Should Know about Science[1], Simon and Schuster, →ISBN:
      While an occasional fart makes us laugh, snarts never do.
    • 2011 January 27, Robert Carlock; Beth McCarthy-Miller, director, “Operation Righteous Cowboy Lightning”, in 30 Rock[2], season 5, episode 12, spoken by Liz Lemon (Tina Fey):
      I was holding in a snart, and then right when she took the photo... don't you want to know what a snart is?
    • 2020 November 1, Benjamin G Hewett, Paddy Muldoon, The Amazing Lockdown Adventure (The Crystal Chronicles)‎[3], Penguin Random House South Africa, →ISBN, OCLC 1206238328:
      The elf knocks three times, coughs and knocks once more, followed by a snart – a tricky and highly dangerous procedure where you sneeze and fart at the same time!

Verb[edit]

snart (third-person singular simple present snarts, present participle snarting, simple past and past participle snarted)

  1. (slang) To fart while sneezing.
    • 2017, Nadine Mutas, To Stir a Fae's Passion: A Novel of Love and Magic (Love and Magic)‎[4], Nadine Mutas:
      Basil choked out a laugh of his own. “It snarted?”
      “Snart?” She wiped at her eyes.
      He grinned. “Sneeze-fart. It's a thing.”
    • 2011 January 27, Robert Carlock; Beth McCarthy-Miller, director, “Operation Righteous Cowboy Lightning”, in 30 Rock, season 5, episode 12, spoken by Liz Lemon (Tina Fey):
      Okay, first of all, I look weird there because I'm snarting.
    • 2020, Brea Brown, Let's Be Frank (The Nurse Nate series; 1)‎[5], Wayzgoose Press, →ISBN:
      “The one who farted when she sneezed.”
      “I didn't break up with her because she snarted. She picked at her feet, which is gross and unhygienic.”

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /snɑːrt/, /snɑːʈ/

Adverb[edit]

snart

  1. soon
    For den tid kommer snart... da alle andres skæbne ligger i hobbitternes hænder.
    For the time will soon come... when Hobbits will shape the fortunes of all.
  2. shortly
  3. presently

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Adjective[edit]

snart

  1. neuter singular of snar

Adverb[edit]

snart (comparative snarere, superlative snarest)

  1. soon, quickly, shortly

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Adverb[edit]

snart

  1. soon, shortly
    Dei kjem snart.
    They will arrive soon.

Adjective[edit]

snart

  1. neuter singular of snar

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Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

snart

  1. absolute indefinite neuter singular of snar.

Adverb[edit]

snart (not comparable)

  1. soon; within a short time

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