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Adjective

snub (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
snub

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. conspicuously short
    a snub-nosed revolver
  2. (mathematics, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Derived from a simpler polyhedron by the addition of extra triangular faces

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Noun

Singular
snub

Plural
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snub ({{{1}}})
  1. A deliberate affront or slight.
    I hope the people we couldn't invite don't see it as a snub.
  2. A sudden checking of a cable or rope.

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Verb

Infinitive
to snub

Third person singular
snubb

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to snub (third-person singular simple present snubb, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To slight, ignore or behave coldly toward someone.
  2. (transitive) To turn down; to dismiss.
    He snubbed my offer to help.
  3. (transitive) To stub out (a cigarette etc).
  4. (transitive) To halt the movement of a rope etc by turning it about a cleat or bollard etc; to secure a vessel in this manner.

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