how to pronounce snub


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snub is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of snub in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… reported it as a snub but even this …”

meanings of snub


  1. To stub out (a cigarette etc).
  2. To clip or break off the end of; to check or stunt the growth of.
  3. To check; to reprimand.
  4. To turn down; to dismiss.
  5. To sob with convulsions.
  6. To slight, ignore or behave coldly toward someone.
  7. To halt the movement of a rope etc by turning it about a cleat or bollard etc; to secure a vessel in this manner.


  1. Derived from a simpler polyhedron by the addition of extra triangular faces.
  2. Conspicuously short.
  3. Of the nose: flat and broad, with the end slightly turned up.


  1. A deliberate affront or slight.
  2. A sudden checking of a cable or rope.
  3. A knot; a protuberance; a snag.

snub frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word snub occurs in english on average 1.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics snub can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that snub can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) people, society, and culture;

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