(third-person singular simple present snirts, present participle snirting, simple past and past participle snirted)
- (Scotland) A suppressed laugh; a sharp intake of breath.
- "But ye see there was a great deal of blushing and snirting, and bits of made coughs, as if to keep down a thorough guffau."
- 1871, William Black, A daughter of Heth: A novel, page 160:
- The Whaup grew very red in the face, and 'snirted' with laughter."
See also: snirtle
- (US) Snow that is dirty, often seen by the side of roads and parking lots that have been plowed.