Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Dirtied with nasal mucus.
  • adjective Impertinent; arrogant.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Foul with snot.
  • Mean; dirty; sneering; sarcastic.
  • noun In the British navy, a mid-shipman.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Foul with snot; hence, mean; dirty.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Running or dirtied with snot.
  • adjective Ill-tempered, impertinent.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective (used colloquially) overly conceited or arrogant
  • adjective dirty with nasal discharge

Etymologies

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From snot +‎ -y.

Examples

  • I also apologise to Not_Ally for a certain snotty post appearing earlier hearin for which I was reprimanded with some justification.

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  • I also apologise to Not_Ally for a certain snotty post appearing earlier hearin for which I was reprimanded with some justification.

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  • I also apologise to Not_Ally for a certain snotty post appearing earlier hearin for which I was reprimanded with some justification.

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  • I also apologise to Not_Ally for a certain snotty post appearing earlier hearin for which I was reprimanded with some justification.

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  • I also apologise to Not_Ally for a certain snotty post appearing earlier hearin for which I was reprimanded with some justification.

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  • I also apologise to Not_Ally for a certain snotty post appearing earlier hearin for which I was reprimanded with some justification.

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  • I also apologise to Not_Ally for a certain snotty post appearing earlier hearin for which I was reprimanded with some justification.

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  • I also apologise to Not_Ally for a certain snotty post appearing earlier hearin for which I was reprimanded with some justification.

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  • I also apologise to Not_Ally for a certain snotty post appearing earlier hearin for which I was reprimanded with some justification.

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  • I also apologise to Not_Ally for a certain snotty post appearing earlier hearin for which I was reprimanded with some justification.

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  • Naval slang for a midshipman, allegedly from the habit of wiping their noses on their sleeves - it is said that the three brass buttons on their jackets are there to prevent them doing this.

    June 22, 2008