snore


1snore

verb \ˈsnr\

: to breathe noisily while sleeping

snoredsnor·ing

Full Definition of SNORE

intransitive verb
:  to breathe during sleep with a rough hoarse noise due to vibration of the soft palate
transitive verb
:  to spend (time) in snoring or sleeping
snor·er noun

Origin of SNORE

Middle English snoren, fnoren; akin to Old English fnora sneezing, fnǣran to breathe heavily
First Known Use: 15th century

2snore

noun

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

: something that is dull and boring

Full Definition of SNORE

1
:  an act of snoring
2
:  a noise of or as if of snoring

First Known Use of SNORE

1605

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