Snub

Definition of Snub

v. i.1.To sob with convulsions.
v. t.1.To clip or break off the end of; to check or stunt the growth of; to nop.
[imp. & p. p. Snubbed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Snubbing.]
2.To check, stop, or rebuke, with a tart, sarcastic reply or remark; to reprimand; to check.
3.To treat with contempt or neglect, as a forward or pretentious person; to slight designedly.
To snub a cable
(Naut.) to check it suddenly in running out.
- Totten.
n.1.A knot; a protuberance; a song.
[A club] with ragged snubs and knotty grain.
- Spenser.
2.A check or rebuke; an intended slight.
Snub nose
a short or flat nose.
Snub post
(Naut.) a post on a dock or shore, around which a rope is thrown to check the motion of a vessel.

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