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Definition of the onomatopoeic word ‘snort’.

Snort
Pronunciation:
\ˈsnrt\
Function:
verb
Etymology:
Middle English snorten, fnorten; akin to Old English fnora sneezing
Date:
14th century
intransitive verb
1 a: to force air violently through the nose with a rough harsh sound b: to express scorn, anger, indignation, or surprise by a snort
2: to emit explosive sounds resembling
3: to take in a drug by inhalationtransitive verb
1: to utter with or express by a snort
2: to expel or emit with or as if with
3: to inhale (a drug in powdered form) through the nostrils


snort. (2008). In Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary.
Retrieved May 15, 2008, from http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/snort
 
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