Snort meaning

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A quick drink of straight liquor.
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The definition of a snort is a loud sound made by blowing air through your nose, usually made by people to express laughter or, for animals, when they want to express fear, or a snort refers to a dose of cocaine or other drug inhaled up through your nose.

When you are laughing so hard that air comes out of your nose and you make a loud sound from the nose, this is an example of a snort.

The amount of cocaine you can inhale through your nose using a rolled-up dollar bill is an example of a snort of cocaine.

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To make a noise like a snort, as in laughing boisterously.
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To make an abrupt noise expressive of scorn, ridicule, or contempt.
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To ingest a drug, such as cocaine or heroin, by sniffing.
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To express by snorting.

He snorted his disapproval.

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To express or utter with a snort.
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The act or sound of snorting.
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(slang) An alcoholic drink.
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Snort is to make a sound by suddenly blowing air through your nose, or is slang for sniffing a narcotic drug.

When you want to express disbelief and do so by blowing air through your nose and making a loud sound, this is an example of when you snort.

When an addict inhales a narcotic drug through their nose using a rolled-up dollar bill, this is an example of when they snort.

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To ingest by sniffing.

Snorted cocaine.

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To express anger, contempt, or the like by a snort.
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To take a narcotic drug into the nose by sniffing.
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To expel by or as by a snort.
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To take (a narcotic drug) into the nose by sniffing.
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A dose of a drug, esp. cocaine or heroin, that is snorted.
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An open source network intrusion detection system (NIDS) that is noted for its effectiveness. Developed by Martin Roesch, Snort can also be used just as a packet logger or packet sniffer. For more information, visit www.snort.org. See IDS.
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The sound made by exhaling or inhaling roughly through the nose.
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(slang) A dose of a drug to be snorted. Here, "drug" includes snuff (i.e., pulverized tobacco). A snort also may be a drink of whiskey, as "Let's have a snort".
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(intransitive) To make a snort; to exhale roughly through the nose.

She snorted with laughter.

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(slang) To inhale (usually a drug) through the nose.

To snort cocaine.

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To force breath suddenly and violently through the nostrils so as to make a harsh sound.
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Origin of snort

  • From Middle English snorten to snort from fnorten variant of fnoren snore

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition