snoot

I. n
1.
the nose. A humorous variant form of 'snout'. (In Middle English 'snout' was written as snute and pronounced 'snooter'.)
► a punch on the snoot
2.
a snooty person
II. adj
British
showy, expensive, luxurious. The word is a shortening of the colloquial 'snooty'. An item of student slang in use in London and elsewhere since around 2000.
► Look at all his snoot gear, I bet that guy doesn t do Byrite.

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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  • snoot´i|ly — snoot|y «SNOO tee», adjective, snoot|i|er, snoot|i|est. Informal. snobbish; conceited. –snoot´i|ly, adverb. –snoot´i|ness …   Useful english dictionary

  • snoot|y — «SNOO tee», adjective, snoot|i|er, snoot|i|est. Informal. snobbish; conceited. –snoot´i|ly, adverb. –snoot´i|ness …   Useful english dictionary

  • snoot — snoot·ful; snoot·i·ly; snoot·i·ness; snoot; …   English syllables

  • snoot — [ snut ] noun count AMERICAN INFORMAL your nose …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • snoot — (n.) the nose, 1861, originally a Scottish variant of SNOUT (Cf. snout) …   Etymology dictionary

  • snoot — ► NOUN informal 1) a person s nose. 2) a snob. ORIGIN variant of SNOUT(Cf. ↑snouted) …   English terms dictionary

  • snoot — [sno͞ot] n. [ME snute: see SNOUT] 1. Informal the nose 2. the face 3. a grimace vt. to snub …   English World dictionary

  • snoot — [snut] n. the nose. □ You wanna get bopped on the snoot? □ That’s one fine zit you got on your snoot …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • snoot — n Nose. She popped him on the snoot. 1930s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

  • snoot — I. noun Etymology: Middle English snute Date: 1861 1. a. snout b. nose 2. a grimace expressive of contempt 3. a snooty person ; snob II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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