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.

Nearby words

  1. snoop,
  2. snooper,
  3. snooperscope,
  4. snoopy,
  5. snoose,
  6. snootful,
  7. snooty,
  8. snooze,
  9. snoozefest,
  10. snoqualmie falls

Origin of snoot

First recorded in 1860–65; variant of snout

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British Dictionary definitions for snoot

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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Word Origin and History for snoot

snoot

n.

"the nose," 1861, originally a Scottish variant of snout.

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