Origin of snot
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SNOT, a term of reproach applied to persons by the vulgar when vexed or annoyed.A Dictionary of Slang, Cant, and Vulgar Words|A London Antiquary
British Dictionary definitions for snot
noun (usually considered vulgar)
Word Origin for snot
Word Origin and History for snot
late 14c., from Old English gesnot "nasal mucus," from Proto-Germanic *snuttan (cf. Old Frisian snotta, Middle Low German and Middle Dutch snotte, Middle Low German snute), from the same base as snout. Old English also had a verb snite "wipe or pick one's nose." Meaning "despicable person" is from 1809.