Crossword clues for snort
- Single drink
- Laugh in derision
- Quick shot
- Paddock sound
- Quick pick-me-up
- Nip, at the bar (5)
- Express contempt
- Slug at a bar
- Show derision
- Audible whiff
- Scornful sound
- Stall sound
- Show disdain
- A wee nip
- Show disgust
- Sound of disrespect
- Affirmed sound
- Contemptuous sound
- Derisive sound
- Straight shot
- Show contempt
- Shot of liquor
- Scoffing sound
- Quick, straight drink
- Shot, as of liquor
- Sound from Seattle Slew
- Derisive noise
- Bull sound
- Quick quaff
- Stable sound
- Stall call
- Quick drink
- Haughty response
- It's impolite
- Bullpen sound
- Sound of contempt
- A belt at the bar
- Sty sound
- Bit of laughter
- Sign of contempt
- Sound akin to "Harrumph!"
- Bar belt
- Angry bull's sound
- Stallion's sound
- Bull's sound
- Bull pen sound
- Wordless "Yeah, right"
- Wordless rejoinder
- Bar drink taken in one gulp
- Embarrassing laugh accompanier
- Derisive reaction
- A disrespectful laugh
- A cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt
- Relative of a harrumph
- Bar shot
- Bar slug
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Snort \Snort\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Snorted; p. pr. & vb. n. Snorting.] [OE. snorten; akin to snoren. See Snore.]
To force the air with violence through the nose, so as to make a noise, as do high-spirited horsed in prancing and play.
To snore. [R.] ``The snorting citizens.''
To laugh out loudly. [Colloq.]
Snort \Snort\, n. The act of snorting; the sound produced in snorting.
Snort \Snort\, v. t.
To expel throught the nostrils with a snort; to utter with a
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
late 14c., "to snore," probably related to snore (v.). Meaning "breathe through the nose with a harsh sound" first recorded 1520s. Sense of "express contempt" is from 1818. Meaning "to inhale cocaine" is first attested 1935. Related: Snorted; snorting. American English snorter "something fierce or furious" is from 1833.
1808, "act of snorting," from snort (v.). Meaning "a drink of liquor" (especially whiskey) is from 1889.
n. 1 The sound made by exhaling or inhaling roughly through the nose. 2 (context slang English) 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". 3 (context slang English) An alcoholic drink. vb. 1 (context intransitive English) To make a snort; to exhale roughly through the nose. 2 (context transitive slang English) To inhale (usually a drug) through the nose. 3 (context intransitive obsolete English) To snore.
v. indicate contempt by breathing noisily and forcefully through the nose; "she snorted her disapproval of the proposed bridegroom"
make a snorting sound by exhaling hard; "The critic snorted contemtuously"
inhale recreational drugs [syn: huff]
inhale through the nose [syn: take a hit]
ingest through the nose; "The drug addict was snorting cocaine every night"
Snort is a free and open source network intrusion prevention system (NIPS) and network intrusion detection system (NIDS) created by Martin Roesch in 1998. Snort is now developed by Sourcefire, of which Roesch is the founder and CTO, and which has been owned by Cisco since 2013.
In 2009, Snort entered InfoWorld's Open Source Hall of Fame as one of the "greatest [pieces of] open source software of all time".
Snort may refer to:
- Snort (software), a package for intrusion detection
- Snort, a map-coloring game
- Insufflation, the act of blowing, breathing, hissing, or puffing
- Nasal administration, the inhaling of drugs through the nose
- Snort, a common military name for a submarine snorkel
- The name of an excavator in Are You My Mother?
Usage examples of "snort".
If the butler could have snorted, or the rector have rapped out an uncomplimentary adjective, the duchess would have felt cheered.
Orlin, sporting a black eye that made him wince with each grin, described the fight back at the bower with a relish that made Agatine snort.
Cloud snorted and the other horses acted bothered, but the ambient was otherwise quiet, and Cloud settled to being brushed again, rocking gently to the strong strokes Danny put into it.
She snorted, sounding remarkably like Arra, sat down, and licked her butt.
Brother Peter coughed, Aumery succumbed to a fit of snorting laughter.
Dutch so that Mijnheer Beek pulled her up on every sentence she uttered, listening to her strangely meek apologies with disbelieving snorts.
The beisa snorted, and the Count forgot all about the levelled pistol in his hand in his sudden desperate desire to reach the safety of the Rolls.
It was freezing very sharply and was very cold, and I was making up my mind to steer all night for the pole-star, much fearing that I should be brought up by one of the affluents of the Platte, or that Birdie would tire, when I heard the undertoned bellowing of a bull, which, from the snorting rooting up of earth, seemed to be disputing the right of way, and the pony was afraid to pass.
Reluctantly, she condones Dad taking a snort now and then, but as soon as she saw Bish Ware, her face started to stiffen.
They led Bor up, snorting and blowing in the early morning cold, roped his legs, and threw him down on his side.
A terrible snort noise, all wet and cloggy, it could make you sick to be near it.
Theo and Cumber, gave a little snort, then picked up her tiny bowl of dandelion wine and had another drink.
I snorted, and picked up my saddle-bags and stalked through the crowd which give back in a hurry and take care to cuss under their breath when I tromped on their fool toes.
Why would they pay fifty percent more to shop in a fancified store when they can get the same thing here if they snort around a bit?
By the firelight he got his first good look at Feste, who was now sniffing his hand, and let out a snort of laughter.