snort

[ snawrt ]
/ snɔrt /

verb (used without object)

verb (used with object)

noun

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Origin of snort

1325–75; Middle English snorten (v.); probably akin to snore

OTHER WORDS FROM snort

snort·ing·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for snort

snort
/ (snɔːt) /

verb

noun

Derived forms of snort

snorting, noun, adjectivesnortingly, adverb

Word Origin for snort

C14 snorten; probably related to snoren to snore
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