snub

Part of speech:

A snub nose.

Part of speech: verb

To check contemptuously; rebuff.

Part of speech: verb

To bring to a sudden stop.

Part of speech: adjective

Short; pug; said of the nose.

Part of speech: noun

An act of snubbing.

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Usage examples "snub":

  1. But then it must be admitted that not to see your wife's face and know whether she's cross- eyed or snub- nosed is tryin'. - "Around the World with Josiah Allen's Wife", Marietta Holley.
  2. The child vanished, but immediately there appeared again round the door two blue laughing eyes and the snub tip of a nose. - "The White Peacock", D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence.
  3. So, as Patty found it impossible to snub such cheerfulness, she concluded to forgive and forget. - "Patty's Suitors", Carolyn Wells.