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snub (v.)

mid-14c., "to check, reprove, rebuke," from Old Norse snubba "to curse, chide, snub, scold, reprove." The ground sense is perhaps "to cut off," and the word probably is related to snip. Compare Swedish snobba "lop off, snuff (a candle)," Old Norse snubbotr "snubbed, nipped, with the tip cut off." Meaning "treat coldly" appeared early 18c. Related: Snubbed; snubbing.

snub (adj.)

"short and turned up," 1725, in snub-nosed, from snub (v.). The connecting notion is of being "cut short."

snub (n.)

"rebuke, intentional slight," 1530s, from snub (v.).

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Definitions of snub
1
snub (v.)
refuse to acknowledge;
Synonyms: ignore / disregard / cut
snub (v.)
reject outright and bluntly;
She snubbed his proposal
Synonyms: rebuff / repel
2
snub (n.)
an instance of driving away or warding off;
Synonyms: rebuff / repulse
snub (n.)
a refusal to recognize someone you know;
the snub was clearly intentional
Synonyms: cut / cold shoulder
3
snub (adj.)
unusually short;
a snub nose
From wordnet.princeton.edu