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noun (1)

plural -s
dialectal, British
: nasal mucus


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intransitive verb

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


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noun (2)

variants or snorter
ˈsnȯr|tər How to pronounce snotter (audio)
plural -s
: 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
: a loop or ring of rope or metal for receiving the lower end of a sprit

Word History


Noun (1)

akin to snot entry 1

Noun (2)

origin unknown

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“Snotter.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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