Last modified on 11 April 2015, at 22:30

snore

See also: snöre

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From Middle English snoren, from Proto-Germanic *snarkjaną, compare Middle Low German snorren (to drone), Dutch snorren (to hum, purr)

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snore (third-person singular simple present snores, present participle snoring, simple past and past participle snored)

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

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snore (plural snores)

  1. The act of snoring, and the noise produced.
  2. (informal) An extremely boring person or event.

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