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Jan 15, 2021
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Words with variant spellings

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snoot

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with Anu Garg

snoot

PRONUNCIATION:
(snoot)

MEANING:
noun: 1. A snob. 2. A nose or snout.
verb tr.: To treat with disdain.

ETYMOLOGY:
A variant of snout, of German/Dutch origin. Earliest documented use: 1861.

USAGE:
“Both are snoots sneering down from a pedestal of their own construction.”
Catherine Shoard; Satire to Tortures; The Guardian (London, UK); Sep 12, 2014.

“The young man rose from his stool, walked around the counter, and busted Brother Lester on the snoot with a solid right.”
William W. Johnstone; The Devil’s Cat; Lyrical Press; 2015.

“He is a really good artist. ... if folks snooted at what I do, well, there was always his stuff that they could approve of.”
Hope Holland; What I Did in the Park Last Weekend; Carroll County Times (Westminster, Maryland); Jun 10, 2017.

A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:
We all too often have socialism for the rich and rugged free market capitalism for the poor. -Martin Luther King, Jr., civil-rights leader (15 Jan 1929-1968)

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