adjective, snub·bi·er, snub·bi·est.
  1. somewhat snub, as the nose.
  2. short and thick or wide; stubby; stumpy: snubby fingers.
  3. tending to snub people.

Origin of snubby

First recorded in 1820–30; snub + -y1
Related formssnub·bi·ness, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for snubby

Historical Examples of snubby

  • Her tone was "snubby" in the extreme, but Eustace was utterly silent for a moment.

    Queensland Cousins

    Eleanor Luisa Haverfield

  • "This was on the bulletin board," said Snubby to Teeny-bits.

    The Mark of the Knife

    Clayton H. Ernst

  • He could not believe that Snubby Turner had anything to do with it.

    The Mark of the Knife

    Clayton H. Ernst

  • Could Amaldi think that she meant to be "glacial" and "snubby" to him?

    Shadows of Flames

    Amelie Rives

  • Here's her snubby nose, and her eyeglasses, and her fashionable fuzz of hair.