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have a snoot full

1. To have enough alcoholic beverages as to be intoxicated; to be drunk. Also written as "have a snootful." Primarily heard in US. The wine was free and the waiter kept filling my glass, so by the end of the evening, I'd had a snoot full! We all had a snoot full at the reception after the ceremony.
2. To have more than enough of something; to be fed up with something. Primarily heard in US. To be honest, I've had a snoot full of everyone telling me how to live my life.
See also: full, have, snoot

cock a snook

To regard someone or something with disrespect. Primarily heard in UK. Don't you cock a snook at my instructions—I'm your superior!
See also: cock, snook

cock a snoot

To regard someone or something with disrespect. Primarily heard in UK. Don't you cock a snoot at my instructions—I'm your superior!
See also: cock, snoot

cock a snook

Thumb one's nose, as in As soon as the teacher turned her back, the boys cocked a snook at her. This expression was first recorded in 1791 and the precise source of snook, here used in the sense of "a derisive gesture," has been lost. It is more widely used in Britain but is not unknown in America.
See also: cock, snook

cock a snook

openly show contempt or a lack of respect for someone or something. informal, chiefly British
Literally, if you cock a snook, you place your hand so that your thumb touches your nose and your fingers are spread out, in order to express contempt. Recorded from the late 18th century, the expression's origins are uncertain—as are those of the gesture itself, which occurs under a variety of names and in many countries, the earliest definite mention of it being by Rabelais in 1532 .
See also: cock, snook

snoot

(snut)
n. the nose. That’s one fine zit you got on your snoot.

snooted

(ˈsnudəd)
mod. alcohol intoxicated. He got himself thoroughly snooted.
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Finally, a British Prime Minister who cocks a snoot at the nation who elected him is looking political oblivion in the face.
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