Snort vs Protest - What's the difference?

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Snort is a related term of protest.

As nouns the difference between snort and protest

is that snort is the sound made by exhaling or inhaling roughly through the nose while protest is protest.

As a verb snort

is to make a snort; to exhale roughly through the nose.




(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.


    (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.



    (en verb)
  • (label) To make a strong objection.
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  • *:As a political system democracy seems to me extraordinarily foolish, but I would not go out of my way to protest against it. My servant is, so far as I am concerned, welcome to as many votes as he can get. I would very gladly make mine over to him if I could.
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  • (label) To affirm (something).
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  • *(William Shakespeare) (c.1564–1616)
  • *:I will protest your cowardice.
  • *1919 , , (The Moon and Sixpence) ,
  • *:She flashed a smile at me, and, protesting an engagement with her dentist, jauntily walked on.
  • To object to.
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  • To call as a witness in affirming or denying, or to prove an affirmation; to appeal to.
  • *(John Milton) (1608-1674)
  • *:Fiercely [they] opposed / My journey strange, with clamorous uproar / Protesting fate supreme.
  • to make a solemn written declaration, in due form, on behalf of the holder, against all parties liable for any loss or damage to be sustained by non-acceptance or non-payment of (a bill or note). This should be made by a notary public, whose seal it is the usual practice to affix.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • A formal objection, especially one by a group.
  • A collective gesture of disapproval: a demonstration.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-08-10, volume=408, issue=8848, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= Can China clean up fast enough? , passage=All this has led to an explosion of protest across China, including among a middle class that has discovered nimbyism.}}


    * dissent * objection * protestation

    Derived terms

    * Protestant * protestation * protester * protest march * under protest


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