Snort vs Drool - What's the difference?

snort | drool |


As nouns the difference between snort and drool

is that snort is the sound made by exhaling or inhaling roughly through the nose while drool is saliva trickling from the mouth.

As verbs the difference between snort and drool

is that snort is to make a snort; to exhale roughly through the nose while drool is to secrete saliva in anticipation of food.

snort

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • The sound made by exhaling or inhaling roughly through the nose.
  • (slang) A dose of a drug to be snorted. Here, "drug" includes snuff (i.e., pulverized tobacco). A snort also may be a drink of whiskey, as "Let's have a snort".
  • (slang) An alcoholic drink.
  • * 1951 , Indiana Historical Society Publications (volumes 16-17, page 157)
  • Everybody tipped up the jug and took a snort of whisky and followed it with a gourd of cool water. We thought a snort of whisky now and then braced us up some and put a little more lift in us.

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To make a snort; to exhale roughly through the nose.
  • She snorted with laughter.
  • (slang) To inhale (usually a drug) through the nose.
  • to snort cocaine
  • (obsolete) To snore.
  • * Shakespeare
  • The snorting citizens.

    drool

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • to secrete saliva in anticipation of food
  • to secrete saliva upon seeing something nice
  • That boy is so attractive I drool whenever I see him
  • to talk nonsense
  • Synonyms

    * (emit saliva ): slaver, slobber, drivel

    Noun

    (-)
  • saliva trickling from the mouth
  • Derived terms

    * drooly

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