stertorous

[stur-ter-uhs]
adjective
1.
characterized by stertor or heavy snoring.
2.
breathing in this manner.

Origin:
1795–1805; stertor + -ous

stertorously, adverb
stertorousness, noun
poststertorous, adjective
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stertorous (ˈstɜːtərəs)
 
adj
1.  marked or accompanied by heavy snoring
2.  breathing in this way
 
'stertorously
 
adv
 
'stertorousness
 
n

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In the cinder-block motel room he set the alarm, but his own stertorous breathing woke him before it rang.
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