Translation of "snort" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /snɔːt/ us /snɔːrt/

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).

to take an illegal drug by breathing it in through the nose

People were snorting cocaine in the toilets.

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.
noun uk /snɔːt/ us /snɔːrt/

a loud sound made by forcing air through the nose

bufido, resoplido
The candidate’s speech drew loud snorts of derisive laughter.

(Translation of “snort” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /snoːt/

(usually of animals) to force air noisily through the nostrils, breathing either in or out

resoplar, bufar
The horses snorted impatiently.

(of people) to make a similar noise, showing disapproval, anger, contempt, amusement etc

resoplar, bufar
She snorted at the very suggestion that she was tired.

(Translation of “snort” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)