1. [syn: puffing, huffing, snorting]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Snort \Snort\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Snorted; p. pr. & vb. n.
Snorting.] [OE. snorten; akin to snoren. See Snore.]
1. To force the air with violence through the nose, so as to
make a noise, as do high-spirited horsed in prancing and
2. To snore. [R.] "The snorting citizens." --Shak.
3. To laugh out loudly. [Colloq.] --Halliwell.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: an act of forcible exhalation [syn: puffing, huffing,