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Definition 1: a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for snort in the sense of this definition

(snort is a kind of ...) a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition

"the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience"

Definition 2: a disrespectful laugh - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for snort in the sense of this definition

(snort is a kind of ...) the sound of laughing

Definition 3: make a snorting sound by exhaling hard - [verb of body]

Samples where snort or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The critic snorted contemptuously

(snort is a kind of ...) expel air

"Exhale when you lift the weight"

Definition 4: indicate contempt by breathing noisily and forcefully through the nose - [verb of communication]

Samples where snort or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she snorted her disapproval of the proposed bridegroom

(snort is a kind of ...) express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words)

"She let out a big heavy sigh" "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand"

Definition 5: inhale through the nose - [verb of consumption]

Synonyms for snort in the sense of this definition

(snort is a kind of ...) use recreational drugs

Definition 6: inhale recreational drugs - [verb of consumption]

Samples where snort or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The addict was snorting cocaine almost every day
  • the kids were huffing glue

Synonyms for snort in the sense of this definition

(snort is a kind of ...) draw in (air)

"Inhale deeply" "inhale the fresh mountain air" "The patient has trouble inspiring" "The lung cancer patient cannot inspire air very well"

(snort implies ...) use recreational drugs

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