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Meaning of SNORE

Pronunciation:  snowr

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of snoring or producing a snoring sound
  2. [n]  the rattling noise produced when snoring
  3. [v]  breathe noisily during one's sleep
 

SNORE is a 5 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: saw logs, saw wood, snoring, stertor
 
 See Also: breathe, breathing, catch some Z's, external respiration, kip, log Z's, noise, respiration, respire, sleep, slumber, suspire, take a breath, ventilation

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Snore\ (sn[=o]r), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Snored}
    (sn[=o]rd); 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.
    
    
  2. \Snore\, n.
    A harsh nasal noise made in sleep.
    
    
 

 

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