Meaning of “snore” in the English Dictionary

"snore" in British English

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snoreverb [ I ]

uk /snɔːr/ us /snɔːr/
noun [ C ] uk /ˈsnɔː.rər/ us /ˈsnɔːr.ɚ/

He's a terrible snorer.

snorenoun [ C ]

uk /snɔːr/ us /snɔːr/

a very noisy breath while you are sleeping:

I could hear loud snores coming from Jim's bedroom.

(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 loud noises as you breathe while you are sleeping:

My husband snores so loudly it keeps me awake at night.
noun [ C ] us /snɔr, snoʊr/

(Definition of “snore” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)