snorter
noun Date: 1601 1. one that snorts 2. something that is extraordinary or prominent ; humdinger 3. snort 1

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  • Snorter — Snort er, n. 1. One who snorts. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) The wheather; so called from its cry. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • snorter — noun a) One who snorts. The batsman succumbed to a snorter of short balls from the bowler and nicked a thin edge to the keeper. b) something that is extraordinary or remarkable The maths problem is a real snorter, isnt it? …   Wiktionary

  • snorter — /snawr teuhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that snorts. 2. Informal. something extraordinary of its kind: a real snorter of a storm. [1595 1605; SNORT + ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • Snorter — 1. anything unusually strong, large, difficult, dangerous, as a fast ball in cricket, a gale, etc.: snorter of a day ; 2. alcoholic drink …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • snorter — Australian Slang 1. anything unusually strong, large, difficult, dangerous, as a fast ball in cricket, a gale, etc.: snorter of a day ; 2. alcoholic drink …   English dialects glossary

  • snorter — snort ► NOUN 1) an explosive sound made by the sudden forcing of breath through the nose. 2) informal an inhaled dose of cocaine. 3) informal a measure of an alcoholic drink. ► VERB 1) make a snort, especially to express anger or derision. 2)… …   English terms dictionary

  • snorter — snort·er || snɔːtÉ™(r) n. person or thing that makes a snorting sound …   English contemporary dictionary

  • snorter — snort·er …   English syllables

  • snorter — /ˈsnɔtə/ (say snawtuh) noun 1. someone or something that snorts. 2. Colloquial anything unusually strong, large, difficult, dangerous, as a fast ball in cricket, a gale, etc. 3. Colloquial an alcoholic drink …   Australian English dictionary

  • snorter —  1. Anything of exceptional size, strength.  2. Very attractive person or thing …   A concise dictionary of English slang

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