stertorously
adverb see stertorous

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • stertorously — adverb /ˈstəː.təɹ.əs.li,ˈstɝ.tɚ.əs.li/ With heavy breathing, as if snoring; in a stertorous manner. The patient was now breathing stertorously and it was easy to see that he had suffered some terrible injury. See Also: stertor, stertorous …   Wiktionary

  • stertorously — stertorous ► ADJECTIVE ▪ (of breathing) noisy and laboured. DERIVATIVES stertorously adverb. ORIGIN from Latin stertere to snore …   English terms dictionary

  • stertorously — adverb in a noisy and stertorous manner he was breathing stertorously • Derived from adjective: ↑stertorous * * * adverb : in a stertorous manner * * * sterˈtorously adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • stertorously — See stertorous. * * * …   Universalium

  • stertorously — adv. with a loud snoring sound …   English contemporary dictionary

  • stertorously — ster·to·rous·ly …   English syllables

  • stertorous — stertorously, adv. stertorousness, n. /sterr teuhr euhs/, adj. 1. characterized by stertor or heavy snoring. 2. breathing in this manner. [1795 1805; STERTOR + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • stertorous — adjective Date: 1802 characterized by a harsh snoring or gasping sound • stertorously adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • judder — 1. noun /ˈdʒʌdə,ˈdʒʌdɚ/ a) A spasmodic shaking. b) Jerky playback caused by converting between frame rates; 2. verb /ˈdʒʌdə,ˈdʒʌdɚ/ To spasm or shake violently. Captain Mc …   Wiktionary

  • stertor — noun a) The act of heavy snoring b) A heavy snoring sound See Also: stertorous, stertorously …   Wiktionary

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