snort
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snort(
snawrt
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to make a noisy, nasal breath)
a. resoplar
Chloe laughed so hard that she snorted, and then the rest of us started laughing too.Chloe se rio tan fuerte que resopló, y luego los demás empezamos a reír también.
b. bufar
As I was walking past the corral, a bull looked up and snorted.Al pasar por el corral, un toro levantó la cabeza y bufó.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to inhale)
a. inhalar
She snorted some cocaine, developed tachycardia, and nearly died.Inhaló cocaína, le dio una taquicardia y casi se murió.
b. esnifar
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
Someone passed a video to the press showing the mayor snorting cocaine.Alguien pasó un video a la prensa que muestra al alcalde esnifando cocaína.
3. (to say with a snort)
a. bufar
"You're wrong!" snorted the professor."¡Te equivocas!" bufó el profesor.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
4. (sound)
a. el bufido
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
"Mother will be furious with you," she said with a snort."Mamá estará furiosa contigo," dijo soltando un bufido.
b. el resoplido
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I'm trying to study, but there's some guy in the library making a snort every 15 seconds.Estoy intentando estudiar, pero hay un tipo en la biblioteca dando un resoplido cada 15 segundos.
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(shot)
a. el trago
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Karl took a snort of vodka for courage and headed for the dance floor.Karl tomó un trago de vodka para envalentonarse y se dirigió a la pista de baile.
6.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(act of inhaling)
a. el esnife
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
He took a snort of cocaine and then ran out of the house like a crazy man.Tomó un esnife de cocaína y luego salió corriendo de la casa como un loco.
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snort
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of person, horse)
a. el bufido m, resoplido
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (colloquial)
a. esnifar (drugs)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (person, horse)
a. resoplar, bufar
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snort [snɔːt]
noun
1 [of horse, person] resoplido (m); bufido (m)
with a snort of rage con un bufido (de enojo)
2 [of whisky etc] trago (m); [of cocaine etc] esnife (informal) (m)
intransitive verb
1 [+horse, person] resoplar; bufar
he snorted with anger bufó enojado; he snorted with impatience resopló impaciente
2 (Drugs) esnifar (informal)
transitive verb
1 (say) bufar
"no!" he snorted —¡no! —bufó él
2 (Drugs) [+cocaine etc] inhalar; esnifar (informal)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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