snotter

1 of 3

noun (1)

snot·​ter
ˈsnätə(r),
-ätə-
plural -s
dialectal, British
: nasal mucus

snotter

2 of 3

intransitive verb

"
1
dialectal, British : to breathe noisily : snort, snore
2
dialectal, British : snivel, sniff
stood blubbering and snottering and twisting his handsBruce Marshall

snotter

3 of 3

noun (2)

"
variants or snorter
ˈsnȯr|tər How to pronounce snotter (audio)
-ȯ(ə)|tə(r,
|tə-
plural -s
1
: a flat rope usually of sennit secured to a yardarm to which a tripping line is bent and used to strip the lower lift and brace from the yardarm in sending down topgallant and royal yards in a ship of war
2
: a loop or ring of rope or metal for receiving the lower end of a sprit

Word History

Etymology

Noun (1)

akin to snot entry 1

Noun (2)

origin unknown

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“Snotter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/snotter. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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