What is another word for snorting?

Pronunciation: [snˈɔːtɪŋ] (IPA)

Snorting is the act of inhaling forcefully through the nose, usually accompanied by a sharp sound. Synonyms for snorting include sniffling, snuffling, sniffing, and snorting. Sniffling refers to sniffing repeatedly due to a cold or allergies, while snuffling is a quieter form of snorting. Sniffing is a general term that can be used to describe the act of inhaling through the nose. Additionally, snorting can also be described as huffing, puffing, or panting, depending on the context. Snorting can be a sign of irritation or disgust, but it can also indicate excitement or laughter. Whatever the reason, there are plenty of words that can be used to describe this particular bodily function.

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Usage examples for Snorting

Only the snorting of the horses and the quickened breathing of the human breasts could be heard.
"In Desert and Wilderness"
Henryk Sienkiewicz
Having proceeded thus about a hundred paces he unexpectedly heard from the direction of the jungle the snorting of horses and again stopped.
"In Desert and Wilderness"
Henryk Sienkiewicz
Are you snorting glue because of what has happened to you?
"Corpus of a Siam Mosquito"
Steven Sills

Famous quotes with Snorting

  • A political convention is after all not a meeting of a corporation's board of directors; it is a fiesta, a carnival, a pig-rooting, horse-snorting, band-playing, voice-screaming medieval get-together of greed, practical lust, compromised idealism, career-advancement, meeting, feud, vendetta, conciliation, of rabble-rousers, fist fights (as it used to be), embraces, drunks (again as it used to be) and collective rivers of animal sweat.
    Norman Mailer

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