snot-nosed

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj snot-nosed dirty with nasal discharge "a snotty nose","a house full of snot-nosed kids"
    • adj snot-nosed (used colloquially) overly conceited or arrogant "a snotty little scion of a degenerate family"-Laurent Le Sage","they're snobs--stuck-up and uppity and persnickety"
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Usage

In literature:

Friar John, said Gymnast, take away the snot that hangs at your nose.
"Gargantua and Pantagruel, Complete." by Francois Rabelais
The navvy, swaying, presses a forefinger against a wing of his nose and ejects from the farther nostril a long liquid jet of snot.
"Ulysses" by James Joyce
Friar John, said Gymnast, take away the snot that hangs at your nose.
"Gargantua and Pantagruel, Book I." by Francois Rabelais
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In news:

In reality, I'm sweating buckets, snot is pouring down my nose, and my thighs are chafing .
When I first came across this, I thought it was a joke, someone pulling at my heart strings of yesteryears when I was just a snot-nosed brat growing up in Montana.
If anybody should be immune to being grossed out by a runny nose, it's a kid, since much of childhood is spent discussing the finer points of boogers and snot.
British scientists say artificial snot produced a dramatic improvement in the range of smells detected by a robot nose.
I couldn't even talk to people without snot running out of my nose.
So, this reporter is pretty hot but the amount snot that is pouring out of her nose is nasty.
It's the perennial, Halloween-night question that we pepper the costumed, goody bag-toting tykes and snot noses who come to our doors.
Last evening as I splashed through slush to reach the front door, I was greeted on the other side by four, big, brown eyeballs, dancing above two wet noses enthusiastically painting an abstract of doggy snot on my clean window.
OBAMA is nothing more than a snot nose kid not getting his way.
To the lady at the playground with the four crazy snot-nosed kids and only two hands: that's a bad equation, especially when you choose to sit on your fat okole and look the other way while your little demons ruin everyone else's fun.
"No, I'm fiinneeeeeeeeeeeee," I blubbered, using the corner of the drape covering my Lady Business to furtively wipe the snot dripping from my nose.
This guide to removing the snot from your baby's nose will help you through what can feel like one of the trickiest jobs of parenthood -- in four simple steps.
Kids realize that if you aren't there to watch them kick and scream and blow snot out of their nose their efforts are wasted.
Unfortunately, the 23-year-old was done in by a rather massive snot rocket, which twice poured out of her nose during her live on-air segment.
That's probably why there are little snot nosed "rugrats" running around your job site or office today.
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