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[snoot] /snut/
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.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; variant of snout
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British Dictionary definitions for snoot

snoot

/snuːt/
noun
1.
(slang) the nose
2.
(photog, films, television) a cone-shaped fitment on a studio light to control the scene area illuminated
Word Origin
C20: variant of snout
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Word Origin and History for snoot
n.

"the nose," 1861, originally a Scottish variant of snout.

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Slang definitions & phrases for snoot

snoop

noun

A detective: Private snoop, hunh?

[ultimately fr Dutch snoepen, ''pry'']


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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