snort at (someone or something)

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snort at (someone or something)

To make an audible snorting noise as a means of conveying one's wry displeasure, disgust, disdain, etc., about someone or something. My father snorted at the headlines about the mayor's new tax plan. The police officer just snorted at the handcuffed youth when he started whining how his rich father would have the charges dropped by lunchtime.
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snort at someone or something

to show one's displeasure with someone or something by snorting. The customer snorted at the waiter for his surliness. The customer snorted at the prices and walked out.
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By snorting at a cat who thinks it's hidden in the grass, an antelope says, "I see you predator.
I would guess I saw her snorting at least eight or nine lines of ketamine during the night."