snot

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English snot, snotte, from Old English ġesnot, *snott, from Proto-Germanic *snuttuz, from the same base as snout. Related also to snite.

Cognate with North Frisian snot ‎(snot), Saterland Frisian Snotte ‎(snot), West Frisian snotte ‎(snot), Dutch snot ‎(snot), German Low German Snött ‎(snot), German dialectal Schnutz ‎(snot), Danish snot ‎(snot), Norwegian snott ‎(snot).

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snot ‎(countable and uncountable, plural snots)

  1. (informal, uncountable) Mucus, especially mucus from the nose.
  2. (slang, countable) Contemptible child.
    - You are a snot! You are a snot!
    - No I'm not!

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snot ‎(third-person singular simple present snots, present participle snotting, simple past and past participle snotted)

  1. (transitive) To blow, wipe, or clear (the nose).

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Danish[edit]

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snot n ‎(definite singular snottet) (uncountable)

  1. snot (nasal mucus) (informal in English, not in Danish)

Dutch[edit]

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From Middle Dutch snotte.

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snot n ‎(uncountable)

  1. snot, nasal mucus

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