snorter

noun
snort·​er | \ ˈsnȯr-tər How to pronounce snorter (audio) \

Definition of snorter

1 : one that snorts
2 : something that is extraordinary or prominent : humdinger

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Examples of snorter in a Sentence

a real snorter of an action movie that lives up to all the hype

First Known Use of snorter

1601, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of snorter was in 1601

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“Snorter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/snorter. Accessed 18 Apr. 2021.

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