Origin of snub
OTHER WORDS FROM snubsnubber, nounsnub·bing·ly, adverbun·snubbed, adjective
How to use snub in a sentence
Brady was snubbed, and didn’t receive a single all-pro vote, either.Predictions for Super Bowl LV: Lots of scoring, plus a concern for Patrick Mahomes|John Clayton|February 4, 2021|Washington Post
The New York Times already snubbed Streep in their controversial Best Actors of the 21st Century list late last year.The 11 Weirdest Golden Globe Nominations—And What Should Have Been Nominated Instead|Eliana Dockterman|February 3, 2021|Time
In Netflix’s “Bridgerton,” people are snubbed because of their lack of status, not their skin color.How ‘Bridgerton’ flipped the script on ‘The Duke and I’|Vanessa Riley|January 12, 2021|Washington Post
The prestige usually hatches a viperous nest of critics who deride the credentials of the winner, complain about the unmentioned collaborators who’ll be sidelined by history, or point to the more deserving recipients who’ve been unfairly snubbed.
Wall excelled at channeling slights — like a USA Basketball snub — and maintaining a firm belief in his own abilities regardless of the circumstances.Wizards’ deal of John Wall for Russell Westbrook is the right move, but packed with risk|Ben Golliver|December 3, 2020|Washington Post
Undeterred by the snub in November, and denied a visa to Italy, Agca made plans for clandestine travel to Vatican City.
But alas, a snub is yet another of the many indignities Valerie Cherish shall endure.15 Enraging Golden Globe TV Snubs and Surprises: Amy Poehler, 'Mad Men' & More|Kevin Fallon|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Is it really a snub when Julia Louis-Dreyfus is the one winning the award?The Biggest Emmys Snubs and Surprises: 'Modern Family,' McConaughey, and More|Kevin Fallon|August 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Lest his snub be too subtle, Logan went on to single out and exclude Southerners for their “rebellious tyranny.”The Real Memorial Day: Oliver Wendell Holmes's Salute To A Momentous American Anniversary|Malcolm Jones|May 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“There are some who prefer to snub the Giorgio Armani show and go to Paris,” the designer said in a post-show press conference.Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski Take on the Oscars; Giorgio Armani Is Unhappy With Anna Wintour|The Fashion Beast Team|February 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
"I was playin' sock-ball," snuffled the boy, and a solitary tear rolled down his snub nose.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
Webber pulled out a snub-nosed instrument that looked enough like a gun to be very convincing.
Kieran roared again, and Webber pulled the snub-nosed thing out of his pocket.
And though Uncle Marmy was too deeply in earnest to mind the snub, he wished he had answered less effusively.Robin Redbreast|Mary Louisa Molesworth
Indeed, Miss Chubb never snapped, and rarely attempted to snub.A Charming Fellow, Volume II (of 3)|Frances Eleanor Trollope
British Dictionary definitions for snub
- an elastic shock absorber attached to a mooring line
- (as modifier)a snub rope