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Webster 1913 Edition


Snore

Snore

(snōr)
,
Verb.
I.
[
imp. & p. p.
Snored
(snōrd)
;
p. pr. & vb. n.
Snoring
.]
[OE.
snoren
, AS.
snora
a snoring; akin to LG.
snoren
,
snorken
,
snurken
, to snore, D.
snorken
, G.
schnarchen
to snore,
schnarren
to rattle, MHG.
snarren
, Sw.
snarka
to snore, Icel.
snarka
to sputter, fizzle. Cf.
Snarl
to growl,
Sneer
,
Snort
. See
Snoring
.]
To breathe with a rough, hoarse, nasal voice in sleep.

Snore

,
Noun.
A harsh nasal noise made in sleep.

Webster 1828 Edition


Snore

SNORE

,
Verb.
I.
[from the root of L. naris, the nose or nostrils.] To breathe with a rough hoarse noise in sleep.

SNORE

,
Noun.
A breathing with a harse noise in sleep.

Definition 2021


snore

snore

See also: snöre

English

Verb

snore (third-person singular simple present snores, present participle snoring, simple past and past participle snored)

  1. To breathe during sleep with harsh, snorting noises caused by vibration of the soft palate.

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Noun

snore (plural snores)

  1. The act of snoring, and the noise produced.
  2. (informal) An extremely boring person or event.

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