snoot


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snoot

 (sno͞ot) Informal
n.
1. A snout or nose.
2. A snob.
tr.v. snoot·ed, snoot·ing, snoots
To treat haughtily: a couple who were snooted by the headwaiter.

[Dialectal variant of snout.]

snoot

(snuːt)
n
1. (Anatomy) slang the nose
2. (Photography) photog films television a cone-shaped fitment on a studio light to control the scene area illuminated
3. (Film) photog films television a cone-shaped fitment on a studio light to control the scene area illuminated
4. (Broadcasting) photog films television a cone-shaped fitment on a studio light to control the scene area illuminated
[C20: variant of snout]

snoot

(snut)

n. Informal.
1. the nose.
2. a snob.
v.t.
3. to snub.
[1860–65; variant of snout]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.snoot - a person regarded as arrogant and annoyingsnoot - a person regarded as arrogant and annoying
disagreeable person, unpleasant person - a person who is not pleasant or agreeable
2.snoot - informal terms for the nosesnoot - informal terms for the nose    
nose, olfactory organ - the organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract; the prominent part of the face of man or other mammals; "he has a cold in the nose"
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776

snoot

noun
1. Informal. The structure on the human face that contains the nostrils and organs of smell and forms the beginning of the respiratory tract:
Informal: beak.
2. Informal. One who despises people or things regarded as inferior, especially because of social or intellectual pretension:
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Know then that if these rows were dug up the wealth of the country would be gone, and mayhap there would be dry throats and gaping mouths in England, for in three months' time these black roots will blossom and snoot and burgeon, and from them will come many a good ship-load of Medoc and Gascony which will cross the narrow seas.
He notes that he wondered, "What the hell?" and "Should I snoot?" He also describes students throwing blocks of wood.
CYRANO DE BERGERAC Nobody knows the nose I know My snout is the sultan of sneeze Beware of the long, pointed schnozz I blow My proboscis just waves in the breeze My sniffer's so lovely, so long, and so cute O, please don't tweak my magnificent snoot THE BOOK OF NO PAGES I bought a book with all my wages.
So action against those who have "cocked a snoot" at the law, is well and truly warranted.
He took over when Torio retired to Italy after being shot and he was Chicago's king during the Roaring Twenties with police, politicians and judges in his pocket as well as the city's Mayor, "Big Bill" Thompson, who promised to "bust King George in the snoot" if he ever visited the Windy City.
By now, the fashion seems to have run its course, leaving behind little except the satisfaction of having cocked a Sarawakian snoot at Putrajaya.
The lady had a snoot full and had been taken to the police station and cited for public drunkenness.
This year the day will highlight models like the D-Type Staff Car, an icon of the First World War, while the Firenza 'Droop Snoot' marks 40 years since start of production, and the Calibra and Lotus Carlton each hit the quarter century.
Apart from cocking a snoot at the US and the EU, the government owns Eastern, the biggest tobacco outfit in Africa and one of the world's largest.
The Tourer is attraS cting much attention as sports estates are now the buzz - even Jaguar, which cocked a snoot at estates for years, has one.
It had a long, rakish snoot housing a six-cylinder Continental TSIO-520BE rated at 310 HP and with two turbochargers, providing enough bleed air to keep the cabin comfortably inflated at FL250.
While Bullock's FBI agent is a prim and proper snoot, her new partner is a foul-mouthed detective who has no problem shattering the rules to make an arrest.