snot


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snot

 (snŏt)
n. Slang
1. Nasal mucus; phlegm.
2. An annoying, arrogant, or impertinent person.

[Middle English, from Old English gesnot.]

snot

(snɒt)
n (usually considered vulgar)
1. (Physiology) nasal mucus or discharge
2. slang a contemptible person
[Old English gesnot; related to Old High German snuzza, Norwegian, Danish snot, German schneuzen to blow one's nose]

snot

(snɒt)

n.
1. Slang: Sometimes Vulgar. mucus from the nose.
2. Informal. an impudently disagreeable person.
[1350–1400; Middle English snotte; compare Old English gesnot, Middle Low German, Middle Dutch snotte, Dan snot]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.snot - a person regarded as arrogant and annoyingsnot - a person regarded as arrogant and annoying
disagreeable person, unpleasant person - a person who is not pleasant or agreeable
2.snot - nasal mucus
mucous secretion, mucus - protective secretion of the mucus membranes; in the gut it lubricates the passage of food and protects the epithelial cells; in the nose and throat and lungs it can make it difficult for bacteria to penetrate the body through the epithelium
Translations
snørrsnørrunge

snot

[snɒt] N
1. (= mucus) → mocos mpl, mocarro m
2. (= person) → mocoso/a m/f insolente

snot

[ˈsnɒt] nmorve f

snot

n (inf)Rotz m (inf)

snot

[snɒt] n (fam) → moccio

snot

n (vulg) mucosidad f (form), mocos
References in classic literature ?
The long, dark streak of the gliding weapon, and the little bubbling vortex which followed its rapid flight, were easily to be seen: but it was not until the handle snot again into the air by its own reaction, and its master catching it in his hand, threw its tines uppermost, that Elizabeth was acquainted with the success of the blow.
When the researchers inactivated a scent-chopping enzyme in the mice's noses, the pattern of glomeruli activation changed, suggesting that the snot enzymes affect what the mouse smells.
They reported that snot enzymes could cut up aldehydes and molecules with chemical features called acetyl groups.
Children can throw bits of dirt into a giant nose and marvel at how it is transformed into snot.
Take your pick - literally - from Snot In A Pot, a chocolate nose with green-coloured lemon curd; the Reindeer Pooper and his penguin pal who leave behind a trail of brown jelly beans; and chocolate Reindeer Droppings.
"SNOT?" said Fat Barry from Sales to the lunchtime crowd in O'Blimey's.
But take it from a SNOT exponent of many years standing, the method works best with a cocktail of hate objects.
That heft may also explain why Passow and colleagues are finding so much new sea snot in the seafloor traps that they check every 36 hours.
That's snot nice, Shaun KAYLA Collins and the other girls in the jungle were not over-excited about joining up with the male camp.
CAR licensing bosses thought drivers might turn up their noses at new registration plates - because they looked like "snot".
And why does it produce all that horrible green mucus we call snot?
But you had to have it your way with Arto, Arto's probably listening to his Fleetwood Mac records thinking about his hair or a new disco outfit or plotting out his new space shoes that will be slicker that snot, while Jim rides on, the unsung hero sitting at Taco Bell with a twisted ankle and swellbow having his dinner and getting ready to go back out and skate.