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intr.v. snored, snor·ing, snores
To breathe during sleep with harsh, snorting noises caused by vibration of the soft palate.
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.
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Noun1.snorer - someone who snores while sleeping
sleeper, slumberer - a rester who is sleeping
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[ˈsnɔːrəʳ] Npersona f que ronca mucho
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nSchnarcher(in) m(f)
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When they had got to within five steps of the snorer, Tom stepped on a stick, and it broke with a sharp snap.
I snuggled close among the wallow of snorers, to conceal as nearly as possible that I was naked of irons; and I kept a sharp lookout and pre- pared to spring for my man the moment he should bend over me.
As for sounds, there was the steady drone of the snorers and a small occasional noise, a flickering or pecking that I could in no way account for.
A sleep expert tells LIZ CONNOR some handy tricks THEY might be your lifelong soulmate, but it's hard to love a snorer when they're keeping you awake at night.
IT'S hard to love a snorer, even if it's the love of your life, when they're keeping you awake at night.
The snorer resents being woken up and banished to the sofa while the non-snorer begrudges their partner for something they can't (hmm) control.
A microphone placed close to the snorer is used to pick up every grunt and rumble.
And I'll hold my hand up - I am a terrible snorer. Less like a pig, in fact, and more like the giant in Jack and the Beanstalk.
Going to bed before the snorer does will mean you won't suffer from the anxiety of waiting for them to fall asleep and begin snoring, which you know will keep you awake.
I've always been a snorer, but I didn't think it bothered me.
Experts have warned that marrying .the Hulk could be a recipe for sleep disaster They say his thick neck would probably mean he is a heavy snorer. I'd just be careful if you ever have to tell him, you know what happens when he gets angry!