Usage examples for snort

  1. " Because we're told to," said the troop- horse, with a snort of contempt. – The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
  2. Phoebicius saw what was passing in her mind, and he went on, " You may snort proudly now; but an hour will come when you will crawl up to me like your lame dog, and pray for mercy. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  3. No, Mr. Ferguson; please let us forget all about this-" He gave his snort of a laugh. – The Iron Woman by Margaret Deland
  4. He looked up at the inspector with a snort of anger. – "Pigs is Pigs" by Ellis Parker Butler
  5. He gave a sort of snort. – The Mormon Prophet by Lily Dougall
  6. His nose was large and flat like a Hottentot's, and while I gazed at him in astonishment, he raised it in the air and gave forth a snort which apparently meant that he was well satisfied with the way affairs were being carried on aboard the ship and he was consequently amused. – Mr. Trunnell by T. Jenkins Hains
  7. At the same moment, at his back, there sounded a loud, wrathful snort. – The Man Upstairs and Other Stories by P. G. Wodehouse
  8. From the chair into which Mrs. Caswell had subsided there came a snort. – The Mermaid of Druid Lake and Other Stories by Charles Weathers Bump
  9. It was a slight noise, something like a snort, apparently made by some animal; and, for the moment, they supposed it to come from the ugly quadruped that, after saluting them, had retreated up the gorge. – The Boy Slaves by Mayne Reid
  10. The Tennessee Shad gave a snort and soon went loudly off to sleep. – The Varmint by Owen Johnson F. R. Gruger
  11. With a snort of triumph, Lightfoot plunged after him. – The Adventures of Lightfoot the Deer by Thornton W. Burgess
  12. But Dinshaw held his ground, and as Vanderzee cried out to take care, the captain merely pushed the old man back with a snort of rage. – Isle o' Dreams by Frederick F. Moore
  13. From all but the north side, therefore, the bullets came whistling in, and occasionally some stricken horse would plunge and snort madly, and one or two men were being assisted to the bank of the stream, where the young doctor had already gone to work. – Marion's Faith. by Charles King
  14. Jeff gave a snort of derision. – The Landlord at Lion's Head, Complete by William Dean Howells Last Updated: February 27, 2009
  15. Then came the deep breath of relief over the apparent casting away of young Scoville, followed by an angry snort when Maud repeated the remark of her girl friend. – The Prince of Graustark by George Barr McCutcheon
  16. He also stood plainly revealed, and Ward gave a little snort of contemptuous surprise when he recognized him. – The Ranch at the Wolverine by B. M. Bower
  17. Silence only broken by the splash or snort of Heaven knows what horrible sea monster! – The Sign of the Spider by Bertram Mitford
  18. He uttered a sudden snort of disgust, gazing over Barrett's shoulder. – King Spruce, A Novel by Holman Day
  19. The music ceased with a sudden snort. – Remarks by Bill Nye
  20. The tall lady gave something between a snort and a sigh. – Explorers of the Dawn by Mazo de la Roche