rebuff, snub, repulse(noun)
an instance of driving away or warding off
snub, cut, cold shoulder(adj)
a refusal to recognize someone you know
"the snub was clearly intentional"
"a snub nose"
ignore, disregard, snub, cut(verb)
refuse to acknowledge
"She cut him dead at the meeting"
rebuff, snub, repel(verb)
reject outright and bluntly
"She snubbed his proposal"
A deliberate affront or slight.
I hope the people we couldn't invite don't see it as a snub.
A sudden checking of a cable or rope.
To slight, ignore or behave coldly toward someone.
To turn down; to dismiss.
He snubbed my offer to help.
To stub out (a cigarette etc).
To halt the movement of a rope etc by turning it about a cleat or bollard etc; to secure a vessel in this manner.
a snub-nosed revolver
Derived from a simpler polyhedron by the addition of extra triangular faces
to sob with convulsions
to clip or break off the end of; to check or stunt the growth of; to nop
to check, stop, or rebuke, with a tart, sarcastic reply or remark; to reprimand; to check
to treat with contempt or neglect, as a forward or pretentious person; to slight designedly
a knot; a protuberance; a song
a check or rebuke; an intended slight
Origin: [Cf. Icel. ssnubba to snub, chide, Sw. snubba, Icel. snubbttr snubbed, nipped, and E. snib.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
snub, v.t. to check, to reprimand: to slight intentionally, to rebuff by a cutting remark or retort:—pr.p. snub′bing; pa.t. and pa.p. snubbed.—n. an act of snubbing, any deliberate slight.—adjs. Snub, flat and broad, with the end slightly turned up; Snub′bish, inclined to snub or check; Snub′by, somewhat snub.—n. Snub′-nose, a short or flat nose.—adj. Snub′-nosed.—ns. Snub′-, Snub′bing-post, a post round which a rope is wound to check the motion of a horse or boat.—Snub a cable, to check it suddenly in running out. [Scand., Dan. snibbe, to reprove, Sw. snubba.]
The numerical value of snub in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of snub in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Images & Illustrations of snub
Translations for snub
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
Get even more translations for snub »
Find a translation for the snub definition in other languages:
Select another language: