Definitions for: Snore


[n] the act of snoring or producing a snoring sound
[n] the rattling noise produced when snoring
[v] breathe noisily during one's sleep



Webster (1913) Definition: 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.


Snore, n.
A harsh nasal noise made in sleep.

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

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