1. A deliberate affront or slight.
    I hope the people we couldn't invite don't see it as a snub.
  2. A sudden checking of a cable or rope.
  3. A knot; a protuberance; a snag.


  1. To slight, ignore or behave coldly toward someone.
  2. To turn down; to dismiss.
    He snubbed my offer to help.
  3. To stub out (a cigarette etc).
  4. To halt the movement of a rope etc by turning it about a cleat or bollard etc; to secure a vessel in this manner.
  5. To clip or break off the end of; to check or stunt the growth of.

Verb (etymology 2)

  1. To sob with convulsions.


  1. conspicuously short
    a snub-nosed revolver
  2. Derived from a simpler polyhedron by the addition of extra triangular faces

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