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snore

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verb \ˈsnȯr\

Simple Definition of snore

  • : to breathe noisily while sleeping

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of snore

snored

snoring

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to breathe during sleep with a rough hoarse noise due to vibration of the soft palate

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  to spend (time) in snoring or sleeping

snorer

noun

Origin and Etymology of snore

Middle English snoren, fnoren; akin to Old English fnora sneezing, fnǣran to breathe heavily


First Known Use: 15th century


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snore

noun

Simple Definition of snore

  • : an act of snoring or the sound made when someone is snoring

  • : something that is dull and boring

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of snore

  1. 1 :  an act of snoring

  2. 2 :  a noise of or as if of snoring

1605

First Known Use of snore

1605


SNORE Defined for Kids

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snore

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verb \ˈsnȯr\

Definition of snore for Students

snored

snoring

  1. :  to breathe with a rough hoarse noise while sleeping




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snore

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noun

Definition of snore for Students

  1. :  an act or sound of breathing with a rough hoarse noise while sleeping




Medical Dictionary

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snore

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intransitive verb \ˈsnō(ə)r, ˈsnȯ(ə)r\

Medical Definition of snore

snored

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snoring

  1. :  to breathe during sleep with a rough hoarse noise due to vibration of the soft palate




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snore

noun

Medical Definition of snore

  1. 1:  an act of snoring

  2. 2:  a noise of snoring




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