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snub

noun

1 snub

An instance of driving away or warding off.

synonyms: rebuff, repulse.



2 snub

A refusal to recognize someone you know:
— The snub was clearly intentional.

synonyms: cold shoulder, cut.

verb

1 snub

Refuse to acknowledge.

synonyms: cut, disregard, ignore.

Roget 706: hinder, impede, filibuster [U.S.], impedite, embarrass.    keep off, stave off, ward off; obviate; avert, antevert; turn aside, draw off, ... show more

Roget 932: disapprove; dislike etc. 867; lament etc. 839; object to, take exception to; be scandalized at, think ill of; view with disfavor, view with dark eyes, view with jaundiced eyes; ... show more

Roget 885: be insolent etc. adj.; bluster, vapor, swagger, swell, give oneself airs, snap one's fingers, kick up a dust; swear etc. (affirm) ... show more

Roget 874: be inglorious etc. adj.; incur disgrace etc. n.; have a bad name, earn a bad name; put a halter round one's neck, wear a halter round one's neck; disgrace oneself, expose oneself.    play second fiddle; ... show more

Roget 201: be short etc. adj.; render short etc. adj.; shorten, curtail, abridge, abbreviate, take in, reduce; compress etc. ... show more

Roget 879: be humble etc. adj.; deign, vouchsafe, condescend; humble oneself, demean oneself; stoop, stoop to conquer; carry coals; submit etc. 725; ... show more

2 snub

Reject outright and bluntly:
— She snubbed his proposal.

synonyms: rebuff, repel.

Dutch: verjagen

adjective

1 snub

Unusually short.

Polish: świniowaty, zadarty


Moby thesaurus: abbreviate, abbreviated, abridge, abridged, abstract, abstracted, arrest, ban, banish, beat back, blackball, bob, bobbed, boil down, bottle up, bridle, brush off, brush-off, capsule, capsulize ... show more.

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