snoot :

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  • n  a person regarded as arrogant and annoying
  • n  informal terms for the nose

  • To open staid, conservative news organs and find the nose of the King-Emperor repeatedly referred to as a "snoot" has given Londoners a delicious, titillating thrill of sacrilege.
  • And cock a snoot at the mainland ? Doesn't that hurt the feeling of Chinese royally ? When will the Chinese Foreign Ministry issue a protest against such rubbish ?.
  • Contralto Marie Powers once threatened to clout her in the snoot, and had to be restrained from doing so.

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