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snort



Pronunciation: (snôrt), [key]
v.i.
1. (of animals) to force the breath violently through the nostrils with a loud, harsh sound: The spirited horse snorted and shied at the train.
2. (of persons) to express contempt, indignation, etc., by a similar sound.
3. Slang.to take a drug by inhaling.

v.t.
1. to utter with a snort.
2. to expel (air, sound, etc.) by or as by snorting.
3. Slang.to take (a drug) by inhaling: to snort cocaine.

n.
1. the act or sound of snorting.
2. Slang.a quick drink of liquor; shot.
3. Slang.
a. an act or instance of taking a drug by inhalation.
b. the amount of drug inhaled.
4. Brit.snorkel.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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