Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who snores loudly.
- n. One who or that which snorts, as under excitement.
- n. Something fierce or furious, especially a gale; something large of its kind.
- n. The wheatear or stonechat, Saxicola ænanthe. See cut under stonechat.
- n. Nautical, same as snotter.
- n. A motor-car driven by an internal-combustion engine, the high-pressure exhaust of which is so incompletely muffled as to emit a snorting noise.
- n. Something unusually good.
- n. One who snorts.
- n. informal something that is extraordinary or remarkable
- n. UK, informal something that is extremely difficult
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. One who snorts.
- n. (Zoöl.), Prov. Eng. The wheather; -- so called from its cry.
- n. something outstandingly difficult
- n. something that is extraordinary or remarkable or prominent
- n. someone who expresses contempt or indignation by uttering a snorting sound
“Great for flusing birds, the Super-snorter is so fast you don't have to lead.”
“He had a conception of a malicious God, and believed in his secret soul that if God knew it was a desirable wind, God would promptly efface it and send a snorter from the west.”
“God knew it was a desirable wind God would promptly efface it and send a snorter from the west.”
“Arsenal play Blackburn at home on Saturday, and while Fat Sam's men are feisty to say the least, backing Eduardo to come up with another snorter could be a very wise move.”
“Leeds' Robert Snodgrass has let fly with what can only accurately be described as a 'snorter”
“I saw The Piano a third time to justify my loathing of it.32nd over: England 120-4 Bopara 43, Prior 3 Five singles from Tahir's over, which ends with a snorter that bursts past Bopara's outside edge.”
“But I used to think I was a regular rip-snorter when I was a youngster up in Eastern Oregon, sneaking away from camp to ride with the cattle and break cayuses and that sort of thing.”
“If it failed. and the snorter came from anywhere between southwest and north, back the Mary Rogers would be hurled and be no better off than she had been seven weeks before.”
“You got me now, but that hunch is a rip-snorter persuadin 'sort of a critter, and it's my plain duty to ride it.”
“And, in the case of Curtly Ambrose's snorter to dismiss Allan Border for 1, comically emphatic.”
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