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Meaning of “snore” in the English Dictionary

"snore" in British English

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snoreverb [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.

snorenoun [C]

uk   /snɔːr/  us   /snɔːr/
(Definition of snore from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"snore" in American English

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snoreverb [I]

 us   /snɔr, snoʊr/
to make ​loudnoises as you ​breathe while you are ​sleeping: My ​husband snores so ​loudly it ​keeps me ​awake at ​night.
snore
noun [C]  us   /snɔr, snoʊr/
(Definition of snore from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “snore”
in Korean 코를 골다…
in Arabic يُشَخِّر…
in Malaysian berdengkur…
in French ronfler…
in Russian храпеть…
in Chinese (Traditional) 打呼,打鼾…
in Italian russare…
in Turkish horlamak…
in Polish chrapać…
in Spanish roncar…
in Vietnamese ngáy…
in Portuguese roncar…
in Thai กรน…
in German schnarchen…
in Catalan roncar…
in Japanese いびきをかく…
in Chinese (Simplified) 打呼噜,打鼾…
in Indonesian mendengkur…
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