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snort

[ snawrt ]
/ snɔrt /
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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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