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snoot

noun \ ˈsnüt \

Definition of snoot

1 a : snout
b : nose
2 : a grimace expressive of contempt
3 : a snooty person : snob

Examples of snoot in a Sentence

  1. She has a great big snoot.

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

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Origin and Etymology of snoot

Middle English snute

snoot Synonyms

Synonyms
snob, snot
Related Words
elitist, name-dropper, social climber
Near Antonyms
grin, laugh, smile

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snoot

verb

Definition of snoot

transitive verb
: to treat with disdain : look down one's nose at

Examples of snoot in a Sentence

  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


SNOOT Defined for English Language Learners

snoot

noun

Definition of snoot for English Language Learners

  • : the nose of a person

  • : a snooty person


SNOOT Defined for Kids

snoot

noun \ ˈsnüt \

Definition of snoot for Students

: 1nose 1


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