snoot

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Etymology[edit]

From Scots snoot, snout (snout), from Middle English snowte, from Middle Dutch snute; ultimately from Proto-Germanic *snūtaz. Doublet of snout.

Noun[edit]

snoot (plural snoots)

  1. (slang) Nose
  2. (theater) A cylindrical or conical attachment used on a spotlight to restrict spill light.

Verb[edit]

snoot (third-person singular simple present snoots, present participle snooting, simple past and past participle snooted)

  1. To behave disdainfully toward.

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Verb[edit]

snoot

  1. singular past indicative of snuiten

Scots[edit]

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Noun[edit]

snoot (plural snoots)

  1. (anatomy) snout, face, head
  2. (geography) a projecting point of land
  3. peak of a cap
  4. (slang) detective, policeman

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