snootful

[snoot-foo l]

Origin of snootful

Usage note

See -ful.
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Historical Examples of snootful

  • 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

  • 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 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


Word Origin and History for snootful
n.

"as much (liquor) as one can take," 1885, from snoot (n.) + -ful.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper