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Word of the Day 09/07/19 Snoot

Snoot (noun, verb)
snoot [ snoot ]


noun
1. Slang. the nose.
2. Informal. a snob.

verb (used with object)
3. Informal. to behave disdainfully toward; condescend to: New arrivals in the town were snooted by older residents.

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Origin: First recorded in 1860–65; variant of snout

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SNOOT
If he didn't have that big typesetter from Albany over at the Banner office to back him up I'd go over an' bust his snoot fer him.
THE DAUGHTER OF ANDERSON CROW|GEORGE BARR MCCUTCHEON

Well, you hit Linski in the snoot, so what are you— Sit still!
RAMSEY MILHOLLAND|BOOTH TARKINGTON

He never stopped to snoot and paw up the ground and sob himself into bronchitis over old Rienzi.
REMARKS|BILL NYE

Every now and then I would play dog by sticking my snoot down in the hole to smell.
A TEXAS COW BOY|CHAS. A. SIRINGO

You have to cotch him by the snoot so he won't squeal, and clomp him tight while you knife him.
SLAVE NARRATIVES: A FOLK HISTORY OF SLAVERY IN THE UNITED STATES FROM INTERVIEWS WITH FORMER SLAVES|WORK PROJECTS ADMINISTRATION

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