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Meaning of SNUB

Pronunciation:  snub

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a refusal to recognize someone you know; "the snub was clearly intentional"
  2. [n]  an instance of driving away or warding off
  3. [adj]  unusually short; "a snub nose"
  4. [v]  reject outright and bluntly
  5. [v]  refuse to acknowledge; "She cut him dead at the meeting"

SNUB is a 4 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: brush off, cold shoulder, cut, cut, disregard, ignore, rebuff, rebuff, repel, repulse, short
 See Also: disdain, do by, freeze off, handle, pooh-pooh, rebuff, reject, rejection, scorn, slight, spurn, treat, turn down



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Snub\, v. i. [Cf. D. snuiven to snort, to pant, G.
    schnauben, MHG. sn[=u]ben, Prov. G. schnupfen, to sob, and E.
    snuff, v.t.]
    To sob with convulsions. [Obs.] --Bailey.
  2. \Snub\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Snubbed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Snubbing}.] [Cf. Icel. ssnubba to snub, chide, Sw. snubba,
    Icel. snubb[=o]ttr snubbed, nipped, and E. snib.]
    1. To clip or break off the end of; to check or stunt the
       growth of; to nop.
    2. To check, stop, or rebuke, with a tart, sarcastic reply or
       remark; to reprimand; to check. --J. Foster.
    3. To treat with contempt or neglect, as a forward or
       pretentious person; to slight designedly.
    {To snub a cable} or {rope} (Naut.), to check it suddenly in
       running out. --Totten.
  3. \Snub\, n.
    1. A knot; a protuberance; a song. [Obs.]
             [A club] with ragged snubs and knotty grain.
    2. A check or rebuke; an intended slight.      --J. Foster.
    {Snub nose}, a short or flat nose.
    {Snub post}, or {Snubbing post} (Naut.), a post on a dock or
       shore, around which a rope is thrown to check the motion
       of a vessel.