Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “snore”

See all translations

snore

verb [I] uk   /snɔːr/ us    /snɔːr/
B2 to breathe in a very noisy way while you are sleeping: Sometimes my husband snores so loudly, it keeps me awake at night. Do you know any cures for snoring?
snorer
noun [C] uk   /ˈsnɔː.rər/ us    /ˈsnɔːr.ɚ/
He's a terrible snorer.

snore

noun [C] uk   /snɔːr/ us    /snɔːr/
a very noisy breath while you are sleeping: I could hear loud snores coming from Jim's bedroom.
Translations of “snore”
in Korean 코를 골다…
in Arabic يُشَخِّر…
in French ronfler…
in Turkish horlamak…
in Italian russare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 打呼,打鼾…
in Russian храпеть…
in Polish chrapać…
in Spanish roncar…
in Portuguese roncar…
in German schnarchen…
in Catalan roncar…
in Japanese いびきをかく…
in Chinese (Simplified) 打呼噜,打鼾…
(Definition of snore from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of snore?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “snore” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

hard luck story

a story or piece of information that someone tells you or writes about himself or herself, intended to make you feel feel sympathy for that person

Word of the Day

Think long and hard; the language of decisions

by Liz Walter,
January 28, 2015
One of the best ways (perhaps the best way) to improve your English is to learn how words go together in phrases, idioms, or other patterns such as verb/noun or adjective/noun pairs (often called ‘collocations’). This blog looks at some useful phrases and collocations connected with the subject of decisions, something we

Read More 

micro pig noun

January 26, 2015
an extremely small pig, bred to be a pet Micro pigs have become popular pets recently, with famous owners including Victoria Beckham, Paris Hilton and Olympic diver, Tom Daley.

Read More