stertorous

Part of speech: adverb

Stertorously.

Part of speech: adjective

Snoring.

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Usage examples "stertorous":

  1. Then they heard Purley arranging and re- arranging his bed against his door, and tumbling down upon it, like a man utterly overcome by fatigue and drowsiness; after which all was silent, until the stertorous breathing of the bailiff assured them of the depth of his sleep. - "Cruel As The Grave", Mrs. Emma D. E. N. Southworth.
  2. At the door of the chamber Hugo caught the sound of hoarse, stertorous breathing. - "Balzac", Frederick Lawton.
  3. The new- comers followed Morin down into the evil little cabin, where he warned them in a stertorous whisper: Not a sound, mind you. - "Rainbow's End", Rex Beach.