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snorter

[ snawr-ter ]

noun

  1. a person or thing that snorts.
  2. Informal. something extraordinary of its kind:

    a real snorter of a storm.



snorter

/ ˈsnɔːtə /

noun

  1. a person or animal that snorts
  2. slang.
    something outstandingly impressive or difficult
  3. slang.
    something or someone ridiculous


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Word History and Origins

Origin of snorter1

First recorded in 1595–1605; snort + -er 1
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Example Sentences

I guess ol' Dan's the idee, if you can drive him; he's a ring-tailed snorter.

I say, then, that Lady Pogson or Mrs. Snorter can never conduct their husbands' table properly.

Lots of them were hustlers and full of business and their city surely is a snorter.

And when he gave the benediction, the snorter disappeared in a flash, with a strong smell of brimstone, I suppose?

A real snorter was the saucy little Dolphin, I can tell you, messmates.

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