snort

All Noun Verb
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  • A snort of fear brought her eyes back to the man beside her. Cited from Moon-Face and Other Stories by Jack London
  • So he snorted and grew hot all over again while he might have been resting. Cited from A Diversity of Creatures, by Rudyard Kipling
  • I remember how he used to snort when anything didn't please him. Cited from The Pot Boiler, by Upton Sinclair
  • For just an instant he stood still, then gave a snort and started to run. Cited from Out with Gun and Camera, by Ralph Bonehill
  • She came within a few feet of me and stood snorting. Cited from The Light in the Clearing, by Irving Bacheller
  • She could hear horses snorting, so there was some vehicle here, she supposed. Cited from The Sagebrusher, by Emerson Hough
  • He had heard it snorting at the station and he knew it was about to start. Cited from The Tale of Old Mr. Crow, by Arthur Scott Bailey
  • Before the left side of the car is seen the snorting horse. Cited from Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1, by Brewer
  • Then he recovered himself, gave a snort, and went to join his wife. Cited from The Whirlpool, by George Gissing
  • At this moment his horse shot up his long ears and snorted. Cited from The U.P. Trail, by Zane Grey
  • The blood-bay snorted and came hard against the bit in a desire to follow. Cited from Black Jack, by Max Brand
  • The horses still snorted and did their best to get away. Cited from Dave Porter at Star Ranch, by Edward Stratemeyer
  • "Don't you ever say such a thing as that again!" he snorted. Cited from The Colossus, by Opie Read
  • As he rode around a corner of the stone house his horse snorted and stopped. Cited from The Rainbow Trail, by Zane Grey
  • Before he went, just to show his independence, again he snorted. Cited from Christmas Outside of Eden, by Coningsby Dawson
  • Indeed, had she been of a less remarkable beauty one would have said that she snorted. Cited from The Clicking of Cuthbert, by P. G. Wodehouse
  • How he used to snort if a stranger came near him! Cited from Robbery Under Arms, by Rolf Boldrewood
  • He has also released a collection of short stories called Snort Stories.
  • Both his horse and mine gave a sudden snort and a bound, and started to run. Cited from Emerson's Wife and Other Western Stories, by Florence Finch Kelly
  • He turned his horse back along the road for a few snorting paces. Cited from Martin Hyde the Duke's Messenger by John Masefield
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Meaning of snort

  • verb Indicate contempt by breathing noisily and forcefully through the nose
    she snorted her disapproval of the proposed bridegroom
  • verb Make a snorting sound by exhaling hard
    The critic snorted contemptuously