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English definition of “snort”


verb     /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 ).Noises made by the body [T] to take an illegal drug by breathing it in through the nose : People were snorting cocaine in the toilets .Drugs - general wordsSpecific types of drug [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 .Talking angrily
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