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snoot

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noun \ˈsnüt\

Simple Definition of snoot

  • : the nose of a person

  • : a snooty person

Full Definition of snoot

  1. 1a :  snoutb :  nose

  2. 2 :  a grimace expressive of contempt

  3. 3 :  a snooty person :  snob

Examples of snoot

  1. She has a great big snoot.

  2. That little snoot thinks he deserves only the best!



Origin of snoot

Middle English snute


First Known Use: 1861


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snoot

transitive verb

Definition of snoot

  1. :  to treat with disdain :  look down one's nose at



Examples of snoot

  1. <after some modest success, the singer began to snoot the very people who had helped her get her career off the ground>



1928

First Known Use of snoot

1928


SNOOT Defined for Kids

snoot

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noun \ˈsnüt\

Definition of snoot

  1. :  1nose 1




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