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took a hit

took a hit is a past tense form of take a hit

take a hit


to inhale a drug through the nose


consumption verb (eating and drinking)

Past tense:

took a hit

Past participle:

taken a hit

Present participle:

taking a hit

3rd-person singular present:

takes a hit

Type of:

do drugs » consume

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Usage example:

Somebody takes a hit [prepositional phrase]


snort [informal]

Definition references  (+images)

Macmillan British Dictionary:

hit [countable, noun] | hits [plural] | take a hit

a song that sells a very large number of copies ; a film, play, or show ... | an occasion when someone or something uses their hand or an object to ... (30 of 283 words, 9 definitions, 12 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/hit 52

Collins Dictionary:

snort | snorter [synonym, sense-specific] | snorting [derived]

[intransitive] to exhale forcibly through the nostrils, making a characteristic noise | [intransitive] (of a person) to express contempt or annoyance ... (20 of 471 words, 8 definitions, 9 usage examples, pronunciation)


Oxford Dictionary:


an explosive sound made by the sudden forcing of breath through one's nose, used to express indignation, derision, or incredulity | a snorting sound ... (23 of 213 words, 7 definitions, 8 usage examples, pronunciation)


American Heritage Dictionary:

snort | snorted [past tense] | snorting [present participle] | snorts [3rd-person singular present] | snorter [noun, related]

A rough, noisy sound made by breathing forcefully through the nostrils, as a horse or pig does. | A similar sound | [slang] ; A drink of liquor, ... (26 of 146 words, 11 definitions, 4 usage examples, pronunciation)



snort [entry 1, verb]

to force air violently through the nose with a rough harsh sound ; to express scorn, anger, indignation, or surprise by a snort | to emit explosive ... (26 of 145 words, 6 definitions, pronunciation)


snort [entry 2, noun] | bird [British, synonym, sense-specific] | boo [synonym, sense-specific] | Bronx cheer [synonym, sense-specific] | hiss [synonym, sense-specific] | hoot [synonym, sense-specific] | jeer [synonym, sense-specific] | raspberry [synonym, sense-specific] | razz [synonym, sense-specific] | ...

a drink of usually straight liquor taken in one draft | an act or sound of snorting (16 of 85 words, 2 definitions, 1 usage example)

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New World Dictionary:

snort | snorter [noun, related]

to force breath suddenly and violently through the nostrils so as to make a harsh sound | to express anger, contempt, or the like by a snort | to make ... (28 of 117 words, 10 definitions, pronunciation)


Random House Dictionary:

snort | snorkel [British, synonym, sense-specific]

[animals] to force the breath violently through the nostrils with a loud, harsh sound. | [persons] to express contempt, indignation, etc., by a ... (22 of 113 words, 10 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)



Snort [disambiguation]

may refer to: Snort (software), a package for intrusion detection | Snort, a map-coloring game | Insufflation, the act of blowing, breathing, hissing, or puffing | Insufflation (medicine), a route of administration in which a substance is inhaled into... (36 of 108 words, 6 definitions)


Cambridge Dictionary:

snort [entry 1]

to make an explosive sound by forcing air quickly up or down the nose | to take an illegal drug by breathing it in through the nose | to suddenly ... (28 of 96 words, 3 definitions, 5 usage examples, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/snort 1

snort [entry 2]

a loud sound made by forcing air through the nose (10 of 23 words, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/snort 2


snort | snorts [plural] | snorted [past tense] | snorting [present participle]

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". | [intransitive] To make... (44 of 72 words, 5 definitions, 3 usage examples)


Britannica Encyclopedia:

drug [chemical agent]

any chemical substance that affects the functioning of living things and the organisms that infect them. Pharmacology, the science of drugs, deals ... (22 of 1390 words, 3 images)


Encarta Dictionary:

snort | snorts [plural] | snorted [past tense] | snorting [present participle]

to make a harsh sound by forcing air through the nostrils | to express a feeling, especially of contempt or impatience, by snorting | to inhale a ... (25 of 138 words, 7 definitions, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861709381​/definition​.html  [offline]

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