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1 a person who has an offensive air of superiority and tends to ignore or disdain anyone regarded as inferior
  • our neighbor is a tiresome old snoot who keeps talking about how the neighborhood is going downhill

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2 the part of the face bearing the nostrils and nasal cavity
  • an overbearing snob who walks around with her snoot up in the air

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3 a twisting of the facial features in disgust or disapproval
  • a snoot that suggested that she thought that she was better than the rest of us

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Synonyms & Antonyms of snoot (Entry 2 of 2)

to show contempt for
  • after some modest success, the singer began to snoot the very people who had helped her get her career off the ground

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“Snoot.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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