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1snoot

noun \ˈsnüt\

: the nose of a person

: a snooty person

Full Definition of SNOOT

1
a :  snout
b :  nose
2
:  a grimace expressive of contempt
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

Related to SNOOT

2snoot

transitive verb

Definition of SNOOT

:  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>

First Known Use of SNOOT

1928

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