American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A snout or nose.
- n. A snob.
- v. To treat haughtily: a couple who were snooted by the headwaiter.
- n. slang Nose
- n. theater A cylindrical or conical attachment used on a spotlight to restrict spill light.
- n. a person regarded as arrogant and annoying
- n. informal terms for the nose
- From a Scots cognate of snout. (Wiktionary)
- Dialectal variant of snout. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Here's a short article on how to make a simple "snoot" -- a lightproof tube that tightly directs the light from your camera flash.”
“One of the first things that leaped off the page and clouted me in the snoot was a phrase in the opening paragraph.”
“And let's not forget Big Bill Thompson, the Chicago Mayor who threatened bodily harm to Britain's and Canada's King if he poked what Mr. Thompson somewhat inelegantly called his snoot into Chicago.”
“The transmitter attaches to your camera, A snoot is a cone-shaped device that looks like an inverted funnel.”
“Make a camera flash "snoot" for dramatic lighting effects”
“Miss Bailey turned to the so lately placid face of Sadie in search of the devastating "snoot," but met only a serene glance of conscious guilelessness and the assurance:”
“I was just expanding on your self admission of being a "snoot".”
“County) and to the striker; and that the verb "to swot" and the noun substantive "snoot" were likewise indefensible, and not to be tolerated.”
“Now, I am not a drinking man by habit but an occasional snoot-full I find refreshing, and these ladies beside from being good listeners take special pains in making themselves understood.”
“In olden, golden Hollywood, Greg Kinnear might have made a comfortable living acting in Frank Capra movies, playing the kind of oily characters that runaway heiresses met on buses, or whom Gary Cooper had to, eventually, pop on the snoot.”
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Words that relate to the nose, particularly those that begin with sn-
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Insults that make me laugh. Some of these are re-contextualized because they sound like insults to me.
Lyrics from the Captain Beefheart album
That's my nose!
Words and phrases from A River Runs Through It, & Other Stories by Norman Maclean.
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