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snortsnort1 /snɔːt $ snɔːrt/ ●○○ verb 🔊 🔊 1 [intransitive, transitive]BREATHE to breathe air in a noisy way out through your nose, especially to show that you are annoyed or amused 🔊 ‘Certainly not, ’ he snorted.snort with 🔊 She snorted with laughter. 🔊 The horse snorted and stamped its hoof impatiently.2 [transitive]MDD to take drugs by breathing them in through your nosesniff 🔊 snorting cocaine
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snort"You must be nuts, " Carla snorted.It snorted, and carefully raised its hind leg and straightened it as if to rid itself of an encumbrance.Jacobs snorts -- and the gallery was a real wreck from neglect.The horse lowered its head, and snorted at them.It dresses in red and also wears the emotions of a snorting, charging bull.Snort, dance, bonk, snort some more - bloody good value, old Henry.Panting and snorting like a mad battle steed that has lost its rider, the masterless ocean overruns the globe.Pat Buchanan still pads and snorts on the sidelines.Then an animal snorted quietly and broke the momentary stillness.The Lieutenant's horse was tossing its head, snorting, raising its bright hooves high as it trampled the crop.My sister snorts when she laughs.
Related topics: Drug culture
snortsnort2 noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 BREATHEa loud sound made by breathing out through your nose, especially to show that you are annoyed or amused 🔊 He gave a loud snort. 🔊 There were snorts of laughter from the audience.2 MDDa small amount of a drug that is breathed in through the nose 🔊 a snort of cocaine
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snortBarbara Coleman gave a snort of disgust.She gave a snort, then a sigh.Then, some yards away he heard a snort and the clink of metal.She would wrinkle her nose, show all her teeth and give a little puff of a snort.The hooves slammed out and with a snort of terror it hurtled off up the path followed by the others.I took another snort and offered it to him.Susskind gave a loud snort.From the bushes came a low snort and the scraping of branches.From the other side of the library came a loud unmistakable snort -- it was the professor.gave ... snortI had spoken in jest, but Challenger gave a contemptuous snort.Barbara Coleman gave a snort of disgust.Dempster gave a disgusted snort, and the man next to him at the bar looked round.He gave a royal snort, either of disappointment or relief, and snapped his fingers for another round of wine.Cliff, smaller and curly-haired, seated next to Ken, gave a snort of laughter.She gave a snort, then a sigh.
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Verb table
snort
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theysnort
he, she, itsnorts
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theysnorted
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave snorted
he, she, ithas snorted
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad snorted
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill snort
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have snorted
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam snorting
he, she, itis snorting
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you, we, theyare snorting
Past
I, he, she, itwas snorting
you, we, theywere snorting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been snorting
he, she, ithas been snorting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been snorting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be snorting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been snorting
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