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English noun: snort

1. snort (communication) a disrespectful laugh

Synonymssnicker, snigger

Broader (hypernym)laugh, laughter

2. snort (communication) a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt

Synonymsbird, boo, Bronx cheer, hiss, hoot, raspberry, razz, razzing

Broader (hypernym)call, cry, outcry, shout, vociferation, yell

English verb: snort

1. snort (communication) indicate contempt by breathing noisily and forcefully through the nose

SamplesShe snorted her disapproval of the proposed bridegroom.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)emit, let loose, let out, utter

2. snort (body) make a snorting sound by exhaling hard

SamplesThe critic snorted contemptuously.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)breathe out, exhale, expire

3. snort (consumption) inhale recreational drugs

SamplesThe addict was snorting cocaine almost every day.
The kids were huffing glue.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)breathe in, inhale, inspire

Entaildo drugs, drug

4. snort (consumption) inhale through the nose

Synonymstake a hit

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)do drugs, drug

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