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English adjective: snub

1. snub unusually short

SamplesA snub nose.



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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