snot

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n snot nasal mucus
    • n snot a person regarded as arrogant and annoying
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Every day, the average person swallows about a quart of snot
    • Snot A mean, insignificant fellow.
    • Snot Mucus secreted in, or discharged from, the nose.
    • v. t Snot To blow, wipe, or clear, as the nose.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The average person swallows one liter of snot every day. This is from the MN Science Museum.
    • n snot Nasal mucus.
    • n snot A low, mean fellow; a sneak; a snivel: used as a vague term of reproach.
    • n snot The snuff of a candle.
    • snot To free from snot; blow or wipe (the nose).
    • n snot The first part of the shedding stage, in the soft crab industry.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Snot snot mucus of the nose: a mean fellow
    • v.i Snot to blow the nose
    • n Snot the wattles of a turkey-cock:
    • n Snot (Scot.) snot
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
AS. snot,; akin to D. snot, LG. snotte, Dan. snot, and to E. snout,. See, Snout

Usage

In literature:

Friar John, said Gymnast, take away the snot that hangs at your nose.
"Gargantua and Pantagruel, Complete." by Francois Rabelais
Starlings criticized him, snots fell on his clean body, and over him a little cloud was tinged with the colours of evening.
"The Longest Journey" by E. M. Forster
He laid the dry snot picked from his nostril on a ledge of rock, carefully.
"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
His snot and spittle a hundred tymes he hath put ouer to hys Apothecarie for snowe water.
"The Unfortunate Traveller, or The Life Of Jack Wilton" by Thomas Nash
Is you gwine to put me out to be snot at?
"Uncle Daniel's Story Of "Tom" Anderson And Twenty Great Battles" by John McElroy
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In news:

Goodbye Green Hand , Hello Snot Cat.
Whale snot, bat sex win 2010 IgNobel spoof prizes.
The Snot Rod 29' update 11/20.
It's easy to joke about the " snot rocket," a.k.a.
SNOT at Velvet Jones, Wednesday, August 20 (Video is very long, so please be patient as QuickTime loads).
British scientists say artificial snot produced a dramatic improvement in the range of smells detected by a robot nose.
Aid sought for state to combat 'rock snot '.
I couldn't even talk to people without snot running out of my nose.
Warning* Nasty Snots lie ahead.
Only instead of a magic kiss, they believe in a mysterious billions of years that turned ocean snot into man.
Did you actually think "Ignorant Little Snots," the title you gave my letter last week, was clever.
How to avoid a snot-filled winter.
Some Domino 's employees posted a video yesterday that apparently shows one of them putting snot on a sandwich and generally acting gross around food.
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says he'snot worried about quarterback Tony Romo's ascension to celebritystatus.
Some fishermen, unaware that snot otters are both harmless to humans and fish populations, kill the harmless animal.
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In science:

So π(q)E doe snot admit any self-twist, and Π(q) is not associated to any η as above.
A cuspidality criterion for the functorial product on GL(2) x GL(3), with a cohomological application
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