(Snob"bish) a. Of or pertaining to a snob; characteristic of, or befitting, a snob; vulgarly pretentious.
(Snob"bish*ness), n. Vulgar affectation or ostentation; mean admiration of mean things; conduct
or manners of a snob.
(Snob"bism) n. Snobbery.
(Snob"by) a. Snobbish. [R.] E. B. Ramsay.
(Snob"ling), n. A little snob. [Jocose] Thackeray.
(Snob*oc"ra*cy) n. [Snob + -cracy, as in aristocracy, mobocracy.] Snobs, collectively.
[Hybrid & Recent] C. Kingsley.
(Snod) n. [See Snood.] A fillet; a headband; a snood. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.]
(Snod), a. [Scot. snod to prune, put in order.] Trimmed; smooth; neat; trim; sly; cunning; demure.
[Prov. Eng. & Scot.]
(Snoff) n. [Cf. Snuff.] (Mining) A short candle end used for igniting a fuse. Raymond.
(Snood) n. [AS. snod. Cf. Snare.]
1. The fillet which binds the hair of a young unmarried woman, and is emblematic of her maiden character.
And seldom was a snood amidSir W. Scott.
Such wild, luxuriant ringlets hid.
2. A short line (often of horsehair) connecting a fishing line with the hook; a snell; a leader.
(Snood), v. t. To bind or braid up, as the hair, with a snood. [Scot.]
(Snood"ed), a. Wearing or having a snood. "The snooded daughter." Whittier.
(Snook) v. i. [Prov. E. snook to search out, to follow by the scent; cf. Sw. snoka to lurk, LG.
snöggen, snuckern, snökern, to snuffle, to smell about, to search for.] To lurk; to lie in ambush. [Obs.]
(Snook), n. [D. snoek.] (Zoöl.) (a) A large perchlike marine food fish (Centropomus undecimalis)
found both on the Atlantic and Pacific coasts of tropical America; called also ravallia, and robalo.
(b) The cobia. (c) The garfish.
(Snooze) n. [Scot. snooze to sleep; cf. Dan. & Sw. snus snuff.] A short sleep; a nap. [Colloq.]
(Snooze), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Snoozed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Snoozing.] To doze; to drowse; to
take a short nap; to slumber. [Colloq.]
(Snore) v. i. [imp. & p. p. Snored (snord); p. pr. & vb. n. Snoring.] [OE. snoren, AS. snora
a snoring; akin to LG. snoren, snorken, snurken, to snore, D. snorken, G. schnarchen to snore, schnarren
to rattle, MHG. snarren, Sw. snarka to snore, Icel. snarka to sputter, fizzle. Cf. Snarl to growl, Sneer,
Snort. See Snoring.] To breathe with a rough, hoarse, nasal voice in sleep.
(Snore), n. A harsh nasal noise made in sleep.
(Snor"er) n. One who snores.