Snubbed
Snub Snub, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Snubbed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Snubbing}.] [Cf. Icel. ssnubba to snub, chide, Sw. snubba, Icel. snubb[=o]ttr snubbed, nipped, and E. snib.] 1. To clip or break off the end of; to check or stunt the growth of; to nop. [1913 Webster]

2. To check, stop, or rebuke, with a tart, sarcastic reply or remark; to reprimand; to check. --J. Foster. [1913 Webster]

3. To treat with contempt or neglect, as a forward or pretentious person; to slight designedly. [1913 Webster]

{To snub a cable} or {To snub a rope} (Naut.), to check it suddenly in running out. --Totten. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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