What does snore mean?

Definitions for snore
snɔr, snoʊrsnore

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. snore(noun)

    the rattling noise produced when snoring

  2. snore, snoring, stertor(verb)

    the act of snoring or producing a snoring sound

  3. snore, saw wood, saw logs(verb)

    breathe noisily during one's sleep

    "she complained that her husband snores"


  1. snore(Noun)

    The act of snoring, and the noise produced.

  2. snore(Noun)

    An extremely boring person or event.

  3. snore(Verb)

    To breathe during sleep with harsh, snorting noises caused by vibration of the soft palate.

  4. Origin: from snoren, akin to Middle Low German snorren 'to drone'

Webster Dictionary

  1. Snore(verb)

    to breathe with a rough, hoarse, nasal voice in sleep

  2. Snore(noun)

    a harsh nasal noise made in sleep

  3. Origin: [OE. snoren, AS. snora a snoring; akin to LG. snoren, snorken, snurken, to snore, D. snorken, G. schnarchen to snore, schnarren to rattle, MHG. snarren, Sw. snarka to snore, Icel. snarka to sputter, fizzle. Cf. Snarl to growl, Sneer, Snort. See Snoring.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Snore

    snōr, v.i. to breathe roughly and hoarsely in sleep.—n. a noisy breathing in sleep.—ns. Snōr′er; Snō′ring, an abnormal and noisy mode of respiration produced by deep inspirations and expirations through the nose and open mouth, the noise being caused by the vibration of the soft palate and uvula. [A.S. snora, a snore; allied to snarl.]

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. SNORE

    An unfavorable report from headquarters.

Anagrams for snore »

  1. Norse, noser, Rosen

How to pronounce snore?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of snore in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of snore in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of snore in a Sentence

  1. Anthony Burgess:

    Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone.

Images & Illustrations of snore

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