noun, plural (especially collectively) snook, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) snooks.
Origin of snook1
Definition for snook (2 of 2)
Origin of snook2
Examples from the Web for snook
All efforts to get Snook to talk about his hunting exploits were unavailing.Adventures in Alaska|Samuel Hall Young
All right, answered Mr. Snook, who hurried off, looking over his shoulder as if he feared he might see more spiders.The Motor Boys After a Fortune|Clarence Young
And so it came to pass, in due course of time, that the Clyde dropped him at Snook's Arm.
Owing to this dark stripe the cobia is sometimes called sergeant-fish, thus confounding it with the snook.Bass, Pike, Perch, and Others|James Alexander Henshall
Nine hours out from Snook's Arm and six with the school without pointing a gun!
British Dictionary definitions for snook (1 of 2)
noun plural snook or snooks
Word Origin for snook
British Dictionary definitions for snook (2 of 2)
- to make a rude gesture by putting one thumb to the nose with the fingers of the hand outstretched
- to show contempt by being insulting or offensive