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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. snub

    mortify, check, rebuke, reprimand

Princeton's WordNet

  1. rebuff, snub, repulsenoun

    an instance of driving away or warding off

    repulse, cut, rebuff, cold shoulder, slight


  2. snub, cut, cold shoulderadjective

    a refusal to recognize someone you know

    "the snub was clearly intentional"

    gash, cold shoulder, cutting, rebuff, slash, cut, swing, deletion, repulse, cutting off, excision, baseball swing, track, undercut, cut of meat, slice, stinger


  3. snubverb

    unusually short

    "a snub nose"


  4. ignore, disregard, snub, cutverb

    refuse to acknowledge

    "She cut him dead at the meeting"

    foreshorten, veer, bring down, turn off, burn, rationalize, hack, dismiss, write out, prune, thin, rebuff, cut, repel, slue, trim back, trim, ignore, swerve, shorten, edit out, brush off, edit, thin out, cut down, skip, neglect, abridge, reduce, rationalise, discount, cut off, push aside, curve, switch off, sheer, make out, contract, trim down, slew, tailor, turn out, dilute, brush aside, disregard, issue, cut back, abbreviate, trend, geld


  5. rebuff, snub, repelverb

    reject outright and bluntly

    "She snubbed his proposal"

    fight off, disgust, ignore, drive back, repulse, gross out, disregard, drive, force back, cut, repel, rebuff, beat back, revolt, push back


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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. snubverb

    nip, clip, dock, prune, cut short, cut down

  2. snubverb

    check (with a tart remark), reprimand, reprove, rebuke, chide

  3. snubverb

    abash (as a pretentious person), humble, humiliate, shame, mortify, confound, disconcert, discomfit, BLUFF, put down, take down, put to shame, make ashamed, take down a peg, send away with a flea in one's ear, teach one one's distance

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. snubnoun

    slight, check, rebuke

  2. snubverb

    slight, ignore, disregard

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "snub":

    affront, insult

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How to use snub in a sentence?

  1. House Democrats:

    He came to House Foreign Affairs Committee once, stayed for about four hours... several months later, he appeared before the Senate but did not appear before the House. That was a snub any way New York Democrat want to look at it.

  2. Nancy Astor:

    The penalty of success is to be bored by people who used to snub you.

  3. Deena Bruderick:

    The Rock Hall snub just makes me feel like it doesn't even matter what the public opinion is. That the committee felt they knew better than the fans.

  4. Kody Brown:

    We really took the fifth wife thing off the table a long time ago, and because we don’t want to snub the concept, we’ve always sort of been very casually dismissing it, and I think that’s one reason the question keeps coming up. But it’s technically been off the table as long as we’ve done the show.

  5. Nancy Astor:

    The penalty for success is to be bored by the people who used to snub you.

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