from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A rough, noisy sound made by breathing forcefully through the nostrils, as a horse or pig does.
- noun A similar sound.
- noun A drink of liquor, especially when swallowed in one gulp.
- noun Cocaine or heroin, especially a small amount sniffed at one time.
- noun The liquor or drug so taken.
- intransitive verb To breathe noisily and forcefully through the nostrils.
- intransitive verb To make a sound resembling noisy exhalation.
- intransitive verb To make an abrupt noise expressive of scorn, ridicule, or contempt.
- intransitive verb To ingest a drug, such as cocaine or heroin, by sniffing.
- intransitive verb To express by snorting.
- intransitive verb To ingest by sniffing.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A loud abrupt sound produced by forcing air through the nostrils.
- To snore loudly.
- To force the air with violence through the nose, so as to make a noise: said of persons under excitement, and especially of high-spirited horses.
- To laugh outright or boisterously; burst into a horse-laugh.
- To turn up: said of the nose.
- To express by a snort; say with a snort: as, to
- To expel or force out as by a snort.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- transitive verb To expel throught the nostrils with a snort; to utter with a snort.
- noun The act of snorting; the sound produced in snorting.
- intransitive verb To force the air with violence through the nose, so as to make a noise, as do high-spirited horsed in prancing and play.
- intransitive verb rare To snore.
- intransitive verb colloq. To laugh out loudly.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun The sound made by
exhalingor inhaling roughlythrough the nose.
- noun slang A dose of a
drugto be snorted. Here, "drug" includes snuff(i.e., pulverized tobacco). A snort also may be a drink of whiskey, as "Let's have a snort".
- verb intransitive To make a snort; to
exhaleroughly through the nose.
- verb transitive (
slang) To inhale(usually a drug) through the nose.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt
- verb make a snorting sound by exhaling hard
- verb inhale recreational drugs
- verb inhale through the nose
- verb indicate contempt by breathing noisily and forcefully through the nose
- noun a disrespectful laugh
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
Whether it was a giggle, a guffaw, a chortle, a snort is irrelevant.
Have another snort from the bong and pass it on, will you?
They cussed and yelled their ways through the day, took an occasional sly snort from a bottle in the bottom drawer of their desk and bit into news stories like packs of wild dogs, never letting go until they'd found and told the truth. '
Sir Marmaduke had arisen with a snort from a short slumber, and had just sworn that he and everybody else should go to bed, when there came a ring at the front-door bell.
Sir Marmaduke had arisen with a snort from a short slumber, and had just sworn that he and everybody else should go to bed, when there came
They eat dirt and snort, which is what my two bulldogs, Boris and Priscilla, also do.
If you noticed too, the dire horses used the Velociraptor calling snort as well.
Behind him, he heard the Draka snort in derision—and then moist hands were pushing him forward.
His snort was a great deal more derisive than hers had been.
She clamped her mouth shut and let out twin whiffs of air through her nostrils; had she done it any harder or any louder, it would have been called a snort.