snoot


snoot
snoot (n.) "the nose," 1861, originally a Scottish variant of SNOUT (Cf. snout).

Etymology dictionary. 2014.

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  • snoot´i|ly — snoot|y «SNOO tee», adjective, snoot|i|er, snoot|i|est. Informal. snobbish; conceited. –snoot´i|ly, adverb. –snoot´i|ness …   Useful english dictionary

  • snoot|y — «SNOO tee», adjective, snoot|i|er, snoot|i|est. Informal. snobbish; conceited. –snoot´i|ly, adverb. –snoot´i|ness …   Useful english dictionary

  • snoot — snoot·ful; snoot·i·ly; snoot·i·ness; snoot; …   English syllables

  • snoot — [ snut ] noun count AMERICAN INFORMAL your nose …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • snoot — ► NOUN informal 1) a person s nose. 2) a snob. ORIGIN variant of SNOUT(Cf. ↑snouted) …   English terms dictionary

  • snoot — [sno͞ot] n. [ME snute: see SNOUT] 1. Informal the nose 2. the face 3. a grimace vt. to snub …   English World dictionary

  • snoot — I. n 1. the nose. A humorous variant form of snout . (In Middle English snout was written as snute and pronounced snooter .) ► a punch on the snoot 2. a snooty person II. adj British showy, expensive, luxurious. The word is a shortening of the… …   Contemporary slang

  • snoot — [snut] n. the nose. □ You wanna get bopped on the snoot? □ That’s one fine zit you got on your snoot …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • snoot — n Nose. She popped him on the snoot. 1930s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

  • snoot — I. noun Etymology: Middle English snute Date: 1861 1. a. snout b. nose 2. a grimace expressive of contempt 3. a snooty person ; snob II …   New Collegiate Dictionary


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