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Definitions of snub

  1. To answer with rude or scornful words; treat with scorn; ignore; slight intentionally. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2. To check: to reprimand:-pr.p. snubbing; pa.t. and pa.p. snubbed. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. To check; rebuke. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  4. To check contemptuously; rebuff. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  5. To bring to a sudden stop. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. refuse to acknowledge; "She cut him dead at the meeting" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. To nip; to clip off; to check; to reprimand; to check, stop, or rebuke with a tart sarcastic remark or reply. To snub a cable, to check it suddenly in running out. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8. To check; to reprimand; to rebuke, particularly in a sarcastic manner. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  9. Snubbing. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  10. To sob with convulsions. Newage Dictionary DB
  11. To clip or break off the end of; to check or stunt the growth of; to nop. Newage Dictionary DB
  12. To check, stop, or rebuke, with a tart, sarcastic reply or remark; to reprimand; to check. Newage Dictionary DB
  13. To treat with contempt or neglect, as a forward or pretentious person; to slight designedly. Newage Dictionary DB
  14. A knot; a protuberance; a song. Newage Dictionary DB
  15. A check or rebuke; an intended slight. Newage Dictionary DB
  16. A rebuke. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  17. An act of snubbing. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  18. A knot or protuberance in wood; a snag; a check or rebuke; a snub nose. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  19. unusually short; "a snub nose" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  20. Short; pug; said of the nose. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  21. Snubbed. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

Usage examples for snub

  1. Why didn't you lose the old man and snub up one of the girls- marry her? – The Plow-Woman by Eleanor Gates
  2. None the less did he continue making frequent visits to the officers at head- quarters, and there the officers who met him on equal footing at Mr. Allison's table could not snub him. – A Tame Surrender, A Story of The Chicago Strike by Charles King
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