snoot

[ snoot ]
/ snut /

noun

Slang. the nose.
Informal. a snob.

verb (used with object)

Informal. to behave disdainfully toward; condescend to: New arrivals in the town were snooted by older residents.

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Origin of snoot

First recorded in 1860–65; variant of snout
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snoot
/ (snuːt) /

noun

slang the nose
photog films television a cone-shaped fitment on a studio light to control the scene area illuminated

Word Origin for snoot

C20: variant of snout
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