From one surprise Best Actress nominee to Ben Affleck's snub, see who else is in the running for Hollywood's top honor.
Is it really a snub when Julia Louis-Dreyfus is the one winning the award?
snub: Young Adult A terrific performance from Charlize Theron.
The snub was labeled a disgrace by some in the industry, and sparked a backlash among its most zealous fans.
Such a snub from Obama will only further damage the bruised egos of Pakistanis.
Women are never tired of bewailing man's fickleness in love, but they only seem to snub his constancy.
I had a snub nose and sandy hair, and I was tough, with a hard-set jaw.
If you are a meek lady they snub you, and if you are undecided they give you bad advice.
I was middling small, with a square jaw, snub nose and sandy hair.
snub Phil violently in his presence, and confide to her in secret that his cough sounds consumptive!
mid-14c., "to check, reprove, rebuke," from Old Norse snubba "to curse, chide, snub, scold, reprove." The ground sense is perhaps "to cut off," and the word probably is related to snip. Cf. Swedish snobba "lop off, snuff (a candle)," Old Norse snubbotr "snubbed, nipped, with the tip cut off." Meaning "treat coldly" appeared early 18c. Related: Snubbed; snubbing.
"short and turned up," 1725, in snub-nosed, from snub (v.). The connecting notion is of being "cut short."
"rebuke, intentional slight," 1530s, from snub (v.).