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snub

 (snŭb)
tr.v. snubbed, snub·bing, snubs
1. To ignore or behave coldly toward; slight.
2. To dismiss, turn down, or frustrate the expectations of.
3. Nautical
a. To check the movement of (a rope or cable running out) by turning it quickly about a post or cleat.
b. To secure (a vessel, for example) in this manner.
4. To stub out (a cigarette, for example).
n.
1. A deliberate slight or affront.
2. Nautical A sudden checking, as of a rope or cable running out.
adj.
Unusually short: a snub nose.

[Middle English snubben, to rebuke; akin to Old Norse snubba.]

snub′ber n.

snub

(snʌb)
vb (tr) , snubs, snubbing or snubbed
1. to insult (someone) deliberately
2. (Nautical Terms) to stop or check the motion of (a boat, horse, etc) by taking turns of a rope or cable around a post or other fixed object
n
3. a deliberately insulting act or remark
4. (Nautical Terms) nautical
a. an elastic shock absorber attached to a mooring line
b. (as modifier): a snub rope.
adj
short and blunt. See also snub-nosed
[C14: from Old Norse snubba to scold; related to Norwegian, Swedish dialect snubba to cut short, Danish snubbe]
ˈsnubber n
ˈsnubby adj

snub

(snʌb)

v. snubbed, snub•bing,
n., adj. v.t.
1. to treat with disdain or contempt, esp. by ignoring.
2. to check or reject with a sharp rebuke or cutting remark.
3. to check or stop suddenly (a rope or cable that is running out).
4. to check (a boat, an unbroken horse, etc.) by means of a rope or line made fast to a fixed object.
n.
5. an act or instance of snubbing.
6. an affront, slight, or rebuff.
adj.
7. (of the nose) short and turned up at the tip.
8. blunt.
[1300–50; Middle English snubben < Old Norse snubba to scold, reprimand, c. Middle Low German snūben]
snub′ber, n.
snub′bing•ly, adv.

snub

  • sneb - A reprimand or a snub.
  • avert - Etymologically, it means "to turn away": blows can be averted, but not pain; a snub can be averted, but not a humiliation; violence can be averted, but not damage.
  • cold shoulder - This term for a snub started when people overstayed their welcome and were served cold beef shoulder, rather than hot food.
  • snouch - To snouch someone is to snub or treat with scorn.

snub


Past participle: snubbed
Gerund: snubbing

Imperative
snub
snub
Present
I snub
you snub
he/she/it snubs
we snub
you snub
they snub
Preterite
I snubbed
you snubbed
he/she/it snubbed
we snubbed
you snubbed
they snubbed
Present Continuous
I am snubbing
you are snubbing
he/she/it is snubbing
we are snubbing
you are snubbing
they are snubbing
Present Perfect
I have snubbed
you have snubbed
he/she/it has snubbed
we have snubbed
you have snubbed
they have snubbed
Past Continuous
I was snubbing
you were snubbing
he/she/it was snubbing
we were snubbing
you were snubbing
they were snubbing
Past Perfect
I had snubbed
you had snubbed
he/she/it had snubbed
we had snubbed
you had snubbed
they had snubbed
Future
I will snub
you will snub
he/she/it will snub
we will snub
you will snub
they will snub
Future Perfect
I will have snubbed
you will have snubbed
he/she/it will have snubbed
we will have snubbed
you will have snubbed
they will have snubbed
Future Continuous
I will be snubbing
you will be snubbing
he/she/it will be snubbing
we will be snubbing
you will be snubbing
they will be snubbing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been snubbing
you have been snubbing
he/she/it has been snubbing
we have been snubbing
you have been snubbing
they have been snubbing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been snubbing
you will have been snubbing
he/she/it will have been snubbing
we will have been snubbing
you will have been snubbing
they will have been snubbing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been snubbing
you had been snubbing
he/she/it had been snubbing
we had been snubbing
you had been snubbing
they had been snubbing
Conditional
I would snub
you would snub
he/she/it would snub
we would snub
you would snub
they would snub
Past Conditional
I would have snubbed
you would have snubbed
he/she/it would have snubbed
we would have snubbed
you would have snubbed
they would have snubbed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.snub - an instance of driving away or warding offsnub - an instance of driving away or warding off
rejection - the speech act of rejecting
2.snub - a refusal to recognize someone you knowsnub - a refusal to recognize someone you know; "the snub was clearly intentional"
rebuff, slight - a deliberate discourteous act (usually as an expression of anger or disapproval)
Verb1.snub - refuse to acknowledge; "She cut him dead at the meeting"
do by, treat, handle - interact in a certain way; "Do right by her"; "Treat him with caution, please"; "Handle the press reporters gently"
2.snub - reject outright and bluntly; "She snubbed his proposal"
freeze off, spurn, pooh-pooh, disdain, scorn, turn down, reject - reject with contempt; "She spurned his advances"
Adj.1.snub - unusually short; "a snub nose"
short - (primarily spatial sense) having little length or lacking in length; "short skirts"; "short hair"; "the board was a foot short"; "a short toss"

snub

verb
1. insult, slight, put down, humiliate, cut (informal), shame, humble, rebuff, mortify, cold-shoulder, blank (informal), kick in the teeth (slang), give (someone) the cold shoulder, give (someone) the brush-off (slang), cut dead (informal) He snubbed her in public and made her feel an idiot.
noun
1. insult, put-down, humiliation, affront, slap in the face, brush-off (slang) He took it as a snub.

snub

verb
To slight (someone) deliberately:
Informal: coldshoulder.
Idioms: close the door on, give someone the cold shoulder, give someone the go-by, turn one's back on.
noun
A deliberate slight:
Informal: cold shoulder, go-by.
Translations
إزْدِراء، إنْتِهارخانِس الأنْفيُعامِل بازْدِراء، يَنْتَهِر
ohrnutýuraziturážka
affærdigeaffærdigelse
letorkolletorkoláspisze orr
hunsalítilsvirîingmeî stutt uppbrett nef
apvainojumsapvainotizturēties vēsi/noraidošistrupsuzrauts
ohrnutý
hor görmehor görmekküçük ve ucu kalkıkküçümsemeküçümsemek

snub

1 [snʌb]
A. Ndesaire m
B. VT [+ person] → desairar, volver la espalda a; [+ offer] → rechazar

snub

2 [snʌb] ADJ snub nosenariz f respingona

snub

[ˈsnʌb]
vtrepousser, snober
nrebuffade fsnub-nosed [ˌsnʌbˈnəʊzd] adjau nez retroussé

snub

nBrüskierung f; to give somebody a snubjdn brüskieren, jdn vor den Kopf stoßen; subordinate, pupil etc (verbally) → jdm über den Mund fahren; to get a snub from somebodyvon jdm brüskiert or vor den Kopf gestoßen werden
vt
personbrüskieren, vor den Kopf stoßen; subordinate, pupil (verbally) → über den Mund fahren (+dat); suggestion, proposalkurz abtun; offer, request, pleaablehnen; talksbewusst fernbleiben (+dat)
(= ignore, not greet)schneiden

snub

:
snub nose
nStupsnase f
snub-nosed
adjstumpfnasig; person alsostupsnasig

snub

[snʌb]
1. naffronto, offesa
2. vt (person) → snobbare

snub

(snab) past tense, past participle snubbed verb
to treat, or speak to, in a cold, scornful way; to insult. He snubbed me by not replying to my question.
noun
an act of snubbing; an insult.
adjective
(of the nose) short and slightly turned up at the end. a snub nose.
References in classic literature ?
That same morning, a little girl in a brown hat and blue dress, with a round face and snub nose, went and bought it for her mother.
His rosy face, with its snub nose, set in this fleece, was like a melon among its leaves.
I tell you what it is, Edna; you can't afford to snub Mrs.
Her thus turning her back on me was fortunately not, for my just preoccupations, a snub that could check the growth of our mutual esteem.
He was about eighteen, or possibly nineteen; slender and of medium height; open, frank, happy face; a restless but independent eye; a snub nose, which had the air of drawing back with a decent reserve from the silky new-born mustache below it until it should be introduced; a loosely hung jaw, calculated to work easily in the sockets.
Between you and me, it does gravel me, the cool way people from those monster worlds outside our system snub our little world, and even our system.
I was still looking at the doorway, thinking that Miss Mowcher was a long while making her appearance, when, to my infinite astonishment, there came waddling round a sofa which stood between me and it, a pursy dwarf, of about forty or forty-five, with a very large head and face, a pair of roguish grey eyes, and such extremely little arms, that, to enable herself to lay a finger archly against her snub nose, as she ogled Steerforth, she was obliged to meet the finger half-way, and lay her nose against it.
There was besides in the inn, as servant, an Asturian lass with a broad face, flat poll, and snub nose, blind of one eye and not very sound in the other.
Nay, but they are not to take in a decoction or in nauseous form, so you need not snub that so charming nose, or I shall point out to my friend Arthur what woes he may have to endure in seeing so much beauty that he so loves so much distort.
Of the daughters one was thirteen and another fourteen, they both had snub noses, and I was awfully shy of them because they were always whispering and giggling together.
His face was long, of a fair complexion, burnt to a fiery red; with a snub nose, cocked into an inveterate pug; a mouth of enormous dimensions, filled with fine teeth; and a pair of blue eyes, that seemed to look about them on surrounding objects with habitual contempt.
Tristram was a comfortable man to snub, he bore no malice, and he continued to insist on Newman's finishing his evening at the Occidental Club.