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Definition of 'snort'


  1. a disrespectful laugh
       Synonyms: snicker snigger
  2. a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt
       Synonyms: boo hoot Bronx cheer hiss raspberry razzing razz bird


  1. indicate contempt by breathing noisily and forcefully through the nose; "she snorted her disapproval of the proposed bridegroom"
  2. make a snorting sound by exhaling hard; "The critic snorted contemptuously"
  3. inhale recreational drugs; "The addict was snorting cocaine almost every day"; "the kids were huffing glue"
       Synonyms: huff
  4. inhale through the nose
       Synonyms: take a hit

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