- Vulgar. mucus from the nose.
- Informal. a disrespectful or supercilious person.
Origin of snot
Examples from the Web for snot
SNOT, a term of reproach applied to persons by the vulgar when vexed or annoyed.A Dictionary of Slang, Cant, and Vulgar Words
A London Antiquary
- nasal mucus or discharge
- slang a contemptible person
Word Origin and History for snot
late 14c., from Old English gesnot "nasal mucus," from Proto-Germanic *snuttan (cf. Old Frisian snotta, Middle Low German and Middle Dutch snotte, Middle Low German snute), from the same base as snout. Old English also had a verb snite "wipe or pick one's nose." Meaning "despicable person" is from 1809.
- Nasal mucus; phlegm.