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snorter

[ snawr-ter ]
/ ˈsnɔr tər /
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noun

a person or thing that snorts.
Informal. something extraordinary of its kind: a real snorter of a storm.

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Origin of snorter

First recorded in 1595–1605; snort + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for snorter

snorter
/ (ˈsnɔːtə) /

noun

a person or animal that snorts
British slang something outstandingly impressive or difficult
British slang something or someone ridiculous
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