from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To ignore or behave coldly toward; slight.
- transitive v. To dismiss, turn down, or frustrate the expectations of.
- transitive v. Nautical To check the movement of (a rope or cable running out) by turning it quickly about a post or cleat.
- transitive v. Nautical To secure (a vessel, for example) in this manner.
- transitive v. To stub out (a cigarette, for example).
- n. A deliberate slight or affront.
- n. Nautical A sudden checking, as of a rope or cable running out.
- adj. Unusually short: a snub nose.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. conspicuously short
- adj. Derived from a simpler polyhedron by the addition of extra triangular faces
- n. A deliberate affront or slight.
- n. A sudden checking of a cable or rope.
- n. A knot; a protuberance; a snag.
- v. To slight, ignore or behave coldly toward someone.
- v. To turn down; to dismiss.
- v. To stub out (a cigarette etc).
- v. To halt the movement of a rope etc by turning it about a cleat or bollard etc; to secure a vessel in this manner.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To sob with convulsions.
- transitive v. To clip or break off the end of; to check or stunt the growth of; to nop.
- transitive v. To check, stop, or rebuke, with a tart, sarcastic reply or remark; to reprimand; to check.
- transitive v. To treat with contempt or neglect, as a forward or pretentious person; to slight designedly.
- n. A knot; a protuberance; a song.
- n. A check or rebuke; an intended slight.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To cut off short; nip; check in growth; stunt.
- To make snub, as the nose.
- To check or stop suddenly; check the headway of, as a vessel by means of a rope in order to turn her into a narrow berth, or an unbroken horse in order to break him to the halter: commonly with up; also, to fasten, or tie up, as to a snub or snubbing-post.
- To disconcert; check; rebuke with a severe or sarcastic reply or remark; slight designedly; treat with deliberate neglect.
- To affect or compel in a specific way by snubbing: as, to snub one into silence.
- n. A protuberance or knot in wood.
- n. A nose turned up at the tip and somewhat flat and broad; a pug-nose.
- n. A check; a rebuff; a rebuke; an intentional slight.
- n. The sudden checking of a rope or cable running out.
- n. A stake, set in the bank of a river or canal, around which a rope may be cast to check the motion of a boat or raft.
- Somewhat broad and flat, with the tip turned up: said of the nose.
- n. See snob.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an instance of driving away or warding off
- adj. unusually short
- v. refuse to acknowledge
- v. reject outright and bluntly
- n. a refusal to recognize someone you know
Middle English snubben, to rebuke; akin to Old Norse snubba.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)