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English adjective: snub

1. snub unusually short


SamplesA snub nose.


Similarshort


Antonymslong


English noun: snub

1. snub (communication) an instance of driving away or warding off


Synonymsrebuff, repulse


Broader (hypernym)rejection

2. snub (act) a refusal to recognize someone you know


SamplesThe snub was clearly intentional.


Synonymscold shoulder, cut


Broader (hypernym)rebuff, slight


English verb: snub

1. snub (communication) refuse to acknowledge


SamplesShe cut him dead at the meeting.


Synonymscut, disregard, ignore


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Broader (hypernym)do by, handle, treat

2. snub (communication) reject outright and bluntly


SamplesShe snubbed his proposal.


Synonymsrebuff, repel


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)disdain, freeze off, pooh-pooh, reject, scorn, spurn, turn down









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