Snort vs Skort - What's the difference?

snort | skort |

As nouns the difference between snort and skort

is that snort is the sound made by exhaling or inhaling roughly through the nose while skort is hem of a jacket.

As a verb snort

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

As an adjective skort is


Other Comparisons: What's the difference?




(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.



    (wikipedia skort)


    (en noun)
  • A pair of shorts designed to look like a skirt via the addition of a panel of fabric.
  • Always feminine, Faith preferred to wear a skirt when possible, but for reasons of modesty she compromised by wearing a skort to amusement parks where ''boys'' might see her from below if she rode the Ferris wheel.
  • * 2008 August, Sarah Bowen Shea, Speedy, Sexy, Cool: What to look for if you're putting shorts behind'', '' , page 74,
  • All the major athletic apparel companies now offer skirts, or skorts'. (What's the difference between a ' skort and a running skirt? Nothing, really, but I like the latter term better.)
  • * 2010 , Jen Hatmaker, Out of the Spin Cycle: Devotions to Lighten Your Mother Load , page 91,
  • Trina: I'm holding a pair of skorts .
    Jen: (gasp) Trina, listen very carefully to me. Put the skorts down and back away slowly. BACK AWAY! Look for the nearest exit!
  • * 2011 , Anna Lefler, The Chicktionary: From A-line to Z-snap, the words every woman should know , page 179,
  • Often erroneously confused with culottes (see also'': culottes), the skort''' appears to be a skirt in the front (due to a clever little fabric flap) but reveals its essential shorts-ness from behind. The ' skort is typically short (often very short) and is designed for sporty activities such as tennis and hiking.

    Usage notes

    An individual garment may be referred to in the singular (following the usage of skirt) or plural (following the usage of shorts).

    See also

    * culottes


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