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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/
(Definition of snort from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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snortverb [I/T]

us   /snɔrt/
to make an explosive sound by forcing air quickly through the nose
To snort is also to express strong negative feelings, esp. by making a sound: [T] She snorted her disapproval and walked away.
snort
noun [C] us   /snɔrt/
The teacher’s explanation drew snorts of laughter from the students.
(Definition of snort from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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