verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
- an act or instance of taking a drug by inhalation.
- the amount of drug inhaled.
Origin of snort
Examples from the Web for snort
He contrasted his vices with those of other congressmen who drank or “snort coke or chase women.”
But when he tried to snort the cocaine off a business card, he blew the wrong way and knocked the powder off the card.
Even today, there are those who will snort at the suggestion of Wayne having been any kind of conscious artist.A New Biography Shows That ‘John Wayne’ Was His Own Best Creation|Christopher Bray|April 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In addition, risks for hepatitis C include sharing straws (or rolled dollar bills) to snort cocaine or receiving a tattoo.Don’t Blame Spider Bite for Felling Slayer Guitarist Jeff Hanneman|Kent Sepkowitz|May 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
"Same old Tories", we snort, sinking into the toff-bashing of old like a warm bath, top hats and monocles optional.
Anthony repeated, with a fanatic force that caused Johnson Boller to snort disgustedly and throw up his hands.In And Out|Edgar Franklin
He uttered a sort of snort with a mutter uncomplimentary and strode forward, towering above me where I sat.The Haunted Pajamas|Francis Perry Elliott
Whereat the desperate Father can only snort indignantly futile.History Of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. VII. (of XXI.)|Thomas Carlyle
Fred had scarcely spoken when both horses began to snort and stamp their feet as if wanting to turn and run away.The Rover Boys at Big Horn Ranch|Edward Stratemeyer
When the echo of the snort came back from the woods, it would scare her so that she would start off on the gallop again.In Pastures Green|Peter McArthur
Word Origin for snort
late 14c., "to snore," probably related to snore (v.). Meaning "breathe through the nose with a harsh sound" first recorded 1520s. Sense of "express contempt" is from 1818. Meaning "to inhale cocaine" is first attested 1935. Related: Snorted; snorting. American English snorter "something fierce or furious" is from 1833.
1808, "act of snorting," from snort (v.). Meaning "a drink of liquor" (especially whiskey) is from 1889.