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snortverb

uk   /snɔːt/  us   /snɔːrt/
[I] to make an explosive sound by forcing air quickly up or down the nose: He did an impression of a horse snorting. Camille snorts when she laughs.informal By this time I was snorting with laughter (= laughing a lot and loudly). [T] to take an illegal drug by breathing it in through the nose: People were snorting cocaine in the toilets. [T] to suddenly express strong feelings of anger, disapproval, or disagreement, either by speaking or in a sound that you make: "And you call that a first-class service?" snorted one indignant customer.

snortnoun [C]

uk   /snɔːt/  us   /snɔːrt/
a loud sound made by forcing air through the nose: The minister's speech drew loud snorts of derisive laughter.
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