snort

[ snawrt ]
/ snɔrt /

verb (used without object)

verb (used with object)

noun


Nearby words

  1. snore,
  2. snoring,
  3. snorkel,
  4. snorkeling,
  5. snorri sturluson,
  6. snorter,
  7. snot,
  8. snot-rag,
  9. snotnosed,
  10. snotter

Origin of snort

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

Related formssnort·ing·ly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for snorted

snort

/ (snɔːt) /

verb

noun

Derived Formssnorting, noun, adjectivesnortingly, adverb

Word Origin for snort

C14 snorten; probably related to snoren to snore

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