snootful

[ snoot-fool ]
/ ˈsnut fʊl /

noun, plural snoot·fuls.Informal.

a sufficient amount of liquor to cause intoxication.

QUIZZES

THIS PSAT VOCABULARY QUIZ IS PERFECT PRACTICE FOR THE REAL TEST

In our third teacher-created PSAT practice test there are new and unique vocabulary terms you may have never heard of! Can you guess what they mean?
Question 1 of 10
seclusion

Origin of snootful

usage note for snootful

See -ful.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

Example sentences from the Web for snootful

  • They're bringing a snootful of radiological hell, and that's the damned bayonet-line across the road.

    Way of a Rebel|Walter M. Miller
  • The rocket launcher hadn't retracted; there was still a rocket in it—with a snootful of Uranium 235.

    Way of a Rebel|Walter M. Miller
  • The truth of the matter being that he is just a plain, ordinary poop and needs a snootful as badly as ever man did.

    Right Ho, Jeeves|P. G. Wodehouse