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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

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

snooted

1. slang Treated haughtily, snobbishly, or condescendingly. I can't believe you were snooted for ordering red wine with chicken. Just who does that waiter think he is? I keep getting snooted when I ride my motorcycle with the local club because it isn't particularly powerful or stylish.
2. slang Drunk. Mom was pretty snooted by the end of the party, so I had to do all the cleaning by myself when the guests finally left. If you didn't spend every night getting snooted on wine, maybe you'd have the inclination to do something more with your life.
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snooted up

slang Drunk. Mom was pretty snooted up by the end of the party, so I had to do all the cleaning by myself when the guests finally left. If you didn't spend every night getting snooted up on wine, maybe you'd have the inclination to do something more with your life.
See also: snoot, up

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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I guess I could explain my vomitous tendencies to a worldwide audience, but right then an English snoot jumped in and used many multi-syllabic words to indicate that she wanted to throw up, too.
In ways that certain of us are uncomfortable about, SNOOTs' attitudes about contemporary usage resemble religious/political conservatives' attitudes about contemporary culture:(4) We combine a missionary zeal and a near-neural faith in our beliefs' importance with a curmudgeonly hell-in-a-handbasket despair at the way English is routinely manhandled and corrupted by supposedly educated people.
It concerns a phenomenon that SNOOTS blindly reinforce and that Descriptivists badly underestimate and that scary vocab-tape ads try to exploit.
A SNOOTlet is a little kid who's wildly, precociously fluent in SWE (he is often, recall, the offspring of SNOOTs).
Most traditional teachers of English grammar have, of course, been dogmatic SNOOTs, and like most dogmatists they've been incredibly stupid about the rhetoric they used and the Audience they were addressing.(37) I refer specifically to their assumption that SWE is the sole appropriate English dialect and that the only reasons anyone could fail to see this are ignorance or amentia or grave deficiencies in character.
The term I was raised with is SNOOT.(3) The word might be slightly self-mocking, but those other terms are outright dysphemisms.
This Garner is one serious and very hard-core SNOOT.
These are not qualities one associates with the traditional SNOOT usage-authority, a figure who pretty much instantiates snobbishness and bow-tied anality, and one whose modern image is not improved by stuff like American Heritage Dictionary Distinguished Usage Panelist Morris Bishop's "The arrant solecisms of the ignoramus are here often omitted entirely, `irregardless' of how he may feel about this neglect" or critic John Simon's "The English language is being treated nowadays exactly as slave traders once handled their merchandise...." Compare those lines' authorial personas with Garner's in, e.g., "English usage is so challenging that even experienced writers need guidance now and then."
It is true that, as a SNOOT, I am probably neurologically predisposed to look for flaws in Gove et al.'s methodological argument.
Several times, I was able to place the X-Rap Walk in position to swim toward minor inside points or turns, right where a muskie should be positioned, eyes up, snoot forward."
2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil, halved 4 tbsp unsalted butter, halved 1/2 cup onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1/2 pound fresh sea scallops 1/2 cup sweet white wine or sherry 5 ounces pea snoots Sea salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste Heat half of the olive oil and butter n a large skillet.
"We had to find a couple of pieces of gathering chain for the snoots, which help bring the corn into the cutter," he says.
(13) Ted Doiron, John Stoup, Patricia Snoots, and Grace Chaconas, Measuring the Stability of Three Copper Alloys, SPIE Volume 1335, Dimensional Stability, pp.
* Karen Snoots,302-947-1808,www.natureartists.com/karin snoots.asp
"What Do You Feed a Snow Snoot?" is a delightful versed, illustrated tale of a pigtailed girl who adopts an unusual pet only to discover when he is hungry, she doesn't know what to feed him?