What does the word stertorous mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Stertorously.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Snoring.

Usage examples for 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 by Mrs. Emma D. E. N. Southworth
  2. At the door of the chamber Hugo caught the sound of hoarse, stertorous breathing. – Balzac by 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 by Rex Beach