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 snorted
There was a lot of weed, he snorted a ton of coke, was guzzling Bloody Marys.The Unbelievable (True) Story of the World’s Most Infamous Hash Smuggler|Marlow Stern|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He inherited vast estates worth some £30m, all of which he sniffed, snorted and smoked away.
As with the pills, it can be cut into eight doses, either used sublingually or mixed with water and snorted.This Anti-Heroin Drug Is Now King of the Jailhouse Drug Trade|Daniel Genis|July 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It comes in a 5mg pill—a much lower dose than on the street, where meth can be 25-100mgs smoked, snorted, or injected.
Afterwards, the Toronto mayor allegedly went to a bar where he snorted cocaine.Rob Ford, Crack Smoking Mayor, Remains Defiant in Confrontation with Toronto City Council|Ben Jacobs|November 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
If men in his position did such things, the Canon would have snorted; as it was, however, he remembered his dignity in time.People of Position|Stanley Portal Hyatt
Barnes snorted, but was quick to recover sufficiently to bow in the direction of the executive officer.Dave Darrin on Mediterranean Service|H. Irving Hancock
He had seen symptoms of impatience in Mr. Daubeny, and Mr. Gresham had snorted once or twice, as though eager for the battle.The Prime Minister|Anthony Trollope
The horse held up his head and snorted as he came abreast of us, and we showed out.Robbery Under Arms|Thomas Alexander Browne, AKA Rolf Boldrewood
Bursting through the doors, it snorted for a moment, and seemed to be considering the long rows of tables before it.Mr. Hawkins' Humorous Adventures|Edgar Franklin
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.