verb (used with object), snubbed, snubbing.
to treat with disdain or contempt, especially by ignoring.
to check or reject with a sharp rebuke or remark.
to check or stop suddenly (a rope or cable that is running out).
to check (a boat, an unbroken horse, etc.) by means of a rope or line made fast to a fixed object.
to pull up or stop abruptly in such a manner.
an act or instance of snubbing.
an affront, slight, or rebuff.
a sudden check given to a rope or cable running out, a moving boat, or the like.
(of the nose) short and turned up at the tip.
verb (transitive) snubs, snubbing, snubbed
to insult (someone) deliberately
to stop or check the motion of (a boat, horse, etc) by taking turns of a rope or cable around a post or other fixed object
a deliberately insulting act or remark
an elastic shock absorber attached to a mooring line
(as modifier): a snub rope
short and blunt See also snub-nosed
adjective, snubbier, snubbiest. 1. somewhat snub, as the nose. 2. short and thick or wide; stubby; stumpy: snubby fingers. 3. tending to snub people. snow under
- Snubfin dolphin
noun 1. another name for Australian snubfin dolphin
adjective 1. having a snub nose: a snub-nosed child. 2. having a blunt end: snub-nosed pliers. adjective 1. having a short turned-up nose 2. (of a pistol) having an extremely short barrel
1. a past participle and simple past tense of sneak. verb (used without object), sneaked or snuck, sneaking. 1. to go in a stealthy or furtive manner; slink; skulk. 2. to act in a furtive or underhand way. 3. British Informal. to tattle; inform. verb (used with object), sneaked or snuck, sneaking. 4. to move, […]