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snore

 (snôr)
intr.v. snored, snor·ing, snores
To breathe during sleep with harsh, snorting noises caused by vibration of the soft palate.
n.
1. The act or an instance of snoring.
2. The noise so produced.

[Middle English snoren, to snort, from fnoren, from Old English fnora, sneezing; see pneu- in Indo-European roots.]

snor′er n.

snore

(snɔː)
vb
(Physiology) (intr) to breathe through the mouth and nose while asleep with snorting sounds caused by vibrations of the soft palate
n
(Physiology) the act or sound of snoring
[C14: of imitative origin; related to Middle Low German, Middle Dutch snorken; see snort]
ˈsnorer n

snore

(snɔr, snoʊr)

v. snored, snor•ing,
n. v.i.
1. to breathe during sleep with hoarse or harsh sounds caused by the vibrating of the soft palate.
n.
2. the act, instance, or sound of snoring.
[1300–50; Middle English snoren (v.), c. Middle Low German, Middle Dutch snorren]
snor′er, n.

snore

, snort - Like snort, which originally meant "snore," snore is from a Germanic base imitative of the sound.
See also related terms for snort.

snore


Past participle: snored
Gerund: snoring

Imperative
snore
snore
Present
I snore
you snore
he/she/it snores
we snore
you snore
they snore
Preterite
I snored
you snored
he/she/it snored
we snored
you snored
they snored
Present Continuous
I am snoring
you are snoring
he/she/it is snoring
we are snoring
you are snoring
they are snoring
Present Perfect
I have snored
you have snored
he/she/it has snored
we have snored
you have snored
they have snored
Past Continuous
I was snoring
you were snoring
he/she/it was snoring
we were snoring
you were snoring
they were snoring
Past Perfect
I had snored
you had snored
he/she/it had snored
we had snored
you had snored
they had snored
Future
I will snore
you will snore
he/she/it will snore
we will snore
you will snore
they will snore
Future Perfect
I will have snored
you will have snored
he/she/it will have snored
we will have snored
you will have snored
they will have snored
Future Continuous
I will be snoring
you will be snoring
he/she/it will be snoring
we will be snoring
you will be snoring
they will be snoring
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been snoring
you have been snoring
he/she/it has been snoring
we have been snoring
you have been snoring
they have been snoring
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been snoring
you will have been snoring
he/she/it will have been snoring
we will have been snoring
you will have been snoring
they will have been snoring
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been snoring
you had been snoring
he/she/it had been snoring
we had been snoring
you had been snoring
they had been snoring
Conditional
I would snore
you would snore
he/she/it would snore
we would snore
you would snore
they would snore
Past Conditional
I would have snored
you would have snored
he/she/it would have snored
we would have snored
you would have snored
they would have snored
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.snore - the rattling noise produced when snoringsnore - the rattling noise produced when snoring
noise - sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound); "he enjoyed the street noises"; "they heard indistinct noises of people talking"; "during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels"
2.snore - the act of snoring or producing a snoring soundsnore - the act of snoring or producing a snoring sound
breathing, external respiration, respiration, ventilation - the bodily process of inhalation and exhalation; the process of taking in oxygen from inhaled air and releasing carbon dioxide by exhalation
Verb1.snore - breathe noisily during one's sleep; "she complained that her husband snores"
breathe, take a breath, suspire, respire - draw air into, and expel out of, the lungs; "I can breathe better when the air is clean"; "The patient is respiring"
Translations
شخرشَخيريَشْخُريَغُطُّ فِي النَّومِ
chrápatchrápání
snorkesnorken
kuorsata
hrkati
horkolhorkolás
hrjótahrota
いびきをかく
코를 골다
knarkimasknarkti
krākšanakrākt
chrápaniechrápať
smrčati
snarka
กรน
horlamakhorlama
ngáy

snore

[snɔːʳ]
A. Nronquido m
B. VIroncar

snore

[ˈsnɔːr]
vironfler
nronflement m

snore

nSchnarchen nt no pl
vischnarchen

snore

[snɔːʳ]
1. n to give a loud snorerussare sonoramente
2. virussare

snore

(snoː) verb
to make a noise like a snort while sleeping, when one is breathing in. He was obviously asleep because he was snoring loudly.
noun
an act of snoring.

snore

يَغُطُّ فِي النَّومِ chrápat snorke schnarchen ροχαλίζω roncar kuorsata ronfler hrkati russare いびきをかく 코를 골다 snurken snorke chrapnąć roncar храпеть snarka กรน horlamak ngáy 打鼾

snore

n. ronquido;
vi. roncar.

snore

vi roncar
References in classic literature ?
Oftentimes they were asleep, but occasionally might be heard talking together, ill voices between a speech and a snore, and with that lack of energy that distinguishes the occupants of alms-houses, and all other human beings who depend for subsistence on charity, on monopolized labour, or anything else but their own independent exertions.
He knew that if he allowed himself to fall asleep he would begin to snore loudly; and so he must listen--he must be interested
It was one anchorite's pride to lie naked in the mud and let the insects bite him and blister him unmolested; it was another's to lean against a rock, all day long, conspicuous to the admiration of the throng of pilgrims and pray; it was another's to go naked and crawl around on all fours; it was another's to drag about with him, year in and year out, eighty pounds of iron; it was another's to never lie down when he slept, but to stand among the thorn-bushes and snore when there were pilgrims around to look; a woman, who had the white hair of age, and no other apparel, was black from crown to heel with forty-seven years of holy abstinence from water.
Just then Jim begun to breathe heavy; next he begun to snore -- and then I was pretty soon comfortable again.
A measured, muffled snore issued from Aunt Polly's chamber.
Well, I got my boots on, and we went down and slipped in and laid the paper of sugar on the berth, and sat down soft and sheepish and went to listening to Bud Dixon snore.
Mary privately thought he looked as if he might snore in a minute.
Awaking in the middle of a prodigiously tough snore, and sitting up in bed to get his thoughts together, Scrooge had no occasion to be told that the bell was again upon the stroke of One.
As soon as he had finished his horrible repast he lay down to sleep as before, and when we heard him begin to snore I, and nine of the boldest of my comrades, rose softly, and took each a spit, which we made red-hot in the fire, and then at a given signal we plunged it with one accord into the giant's eye, completely blinding him.
His speech was followed by an uproar of applause, as its patriotism and self-devotion unquestionably deserved; and the shouts and clapping of hands would have been greatly prolonged, had they not been rendered quite inaudible by a deep respiration, vulgarly called a snore, from the sleeping Hercules.
A faint snore came through the closed door of the chief mate's room.
I could not have completed my third snore when there came a furious ringing at the street-door bell, and then an impatient thumping at the knocker, which awakened me at once.