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Definition of snot in English:


1 [mass noun] Nasal mucus.
Example sentences
  • I must say that I, for one, will really miss coming home from a good night out with a heathy wheeze, my nostrils ejecting generous quantities of blackened snot clogged with blood, and my eyes watering.
  • She kicked her band off the stage after a few songs, streamed snot and hacked up phlegm from a lung infection, almost tore her own hands apart singing solo, and dragged a dwindling crowd along on a schizophrenic but mesmerising journey.
  • It seems to spread by contact with respiratory secretions - snot and saliva.
2A contemptible or worthless person.
Example sentences
  • And when you try to get help you get nothing but snots on the phone.
  • She's rather stuck up and her friends are snots.
  • You come to despise them because they're pampered snots.


Late Middle English: probably from Middle Dutch, Middle Low German; related to snout.

Words that rhyme with snot

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