\ ˈsnīt, usually -īt+V \
plural -s

Definition of snite

 (Entry 1 of 2)

dialectal, England
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Definition of snite (Entry 2 of 2)

dialectal, British
: to blow (the nose) without benefit of a handkerchief

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History and Etymology for snite


Middle English, from Old English snīte

Transitive verb

Middle English sniten, from Old English snȳtan; akin to Middle Dutch snuten to blow the nose, Old High German snūzen, Old Norse snȳta to blow the nose, Old High German snuzza nasal mucus

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“Snite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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