snub


snub

n. a deliberate; obvious snub

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[snʌb]
obvious snub
a deliberate

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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  • Snub TV — or simply Snub was a British alternative culture television programme of the late 1980s 1987 to 1989. It focused on providing a showcase for unheard of bands, and also featured other artists including comedians. It was broadcast on BBC2 at 6.00pm …   Wikipedia

  • snub — snub·ber; snub·bi·ness; snub·bing·ly; snub·bish; snub·by; snub; snub·bish·ness; snub·ness; …   English syllables

  • Snub — 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. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Snub — Snub, n. 1. A knot; a protuberance; a song. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] [A club] with ragged snubs and knotty grain. Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. A check or rebuke; an intended slight. J. Foster. [1913 Webster] {Snub nose}, a short or flat nose. {Snub… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • snub — [snub] vt. snubbed, snubbing [ME snubben < ON snubba, to chide, snub] 1. Obs. to check or interrupt with sharp or slighting words 2. to treat with scorn, contempt, disdain, etc.; behave coldly toward; slight or ignore 3. a) to check suddenly… …   English World dictionary

  • snub|by — «SNUHB ee», adjective, bi|er, bi|est. 1. short and turned up at the tip; snub: »a snubby nose. 2. short and thick; stubby: »a snubby pencil point …   Useful english dictionary

  • Snub — 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. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • snub — index affront, curb, disdain, disregard (lack of respect), disregard, disrespect, humiliate, ignore …   Law dictionary

  • snub- — *snub , *snup germ., Verb: nhd. schnappen, schneiden; ne. snap (Verb), cut (Verb); Rekontruktionsbasis: an.; Etymologie: Etymologie unklar; Weiterleben: an. sneyp a (2) …   Germanisches Wörterbuch

  • snub — [v] give someone the cold shoulder act cool*, boycott, brush off*, burr, censure, chill, cool, cut, cut dead*, disdain, disregard, duck, give the brush*, humble, humiliate, ice*, ice out*, ignore, look coldly upon, look right through*, mortify,… …   New thesaurus

  • snub — ► VERB (snubbed, snubbing) ▪ ignore or spurn disdainfully. ► NOUN ▪ an act of snubbing. ► ADJECTIVE ▪ (of a person s nose) short and turned up at the end. ORIGIN Old Norse, chide, check the growth of …   English terms dictionary


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