stertorous

adjective
ster·​to·​rous | \ ˈstər-tə-rəs How to pronounce stertorous (audio) \

Definition of stertorous

: characterized by a harsh snoring or gasping sound

Other Words from stertorous

stertorously adverb

First Known Use of stertorous

1802, in the meaning defined above

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“Stertorous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stertorous. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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stertorous

adjective
ster·​to·​rous | \ ˈstərt-ə-rəs How to pronounce stertorous (audio) \

Medical Definition of stertorous

: characterized by a harsh snoring or gasping sound

Other Words from stertorous

stertorously adverb

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