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snub

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsnubsnub1 /snʌb/ verb (snubbed, snubbing) [transitive] 🔊 🔊 IGNOREREJECT/NOT ACCEPTto treat someone rudely, especially by ignoring them when you meet 🔊 the boys who had snubbed her in high school→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
snub• That offer, too, has been snubbed.• High-schoolers will often snub anyone they feel is different or strange.• When the college invited him to speak, he was snubbed by students who felt his policies were unfair to minorities.• The senator was furious. ""How would you feel if you'd been snubbed by the wife of your president?''• I hope the stuffy Royals who snubbed her now appreciate her honesty.• They snubbed his invitation to a meeting of foreign ministers at the UN in New York.• The foredeck man snubbed it on the cleat.• I couldn't believe Simon had snubbed me at the party.• Executives who had once snubbed Miller were now calling him to chat.• The editors' snubbing of their contributions would one day prove shortsighted.• The experimenters there for the most part snubbed the newcomer.• And since Al has decided to snub the press, he is in the unfortunate position of having to answer for him.• Rosanna felt snubbed when she wasn't invited to the wedding.
snubsnub2 noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 IGNOREREJECT/NOT ACCEPTan act of snubbing someone 🔊 Eisenhower saw the action as a deliberate snub.
Examples from the Corpus
snub• Her absence was not intended as a snub.• But Clinton refused to leave his home state of Arkansas and this was interpreted as a snub to Major.• The assistant director took it as a snub when he was not invited to the conference.• Male speaker It's not a snub.• Charles Howard had just delivered me a colossal snub.• The mayor's comments were not meant as a deliberate snub to the French visitors.• President Clinton's nomination represents a double snub say critics.• In the office, we avenge slight slights with small snubs.• Actually, these snubs from Shaw have the effect of making one curious about Eugene Scribe.• Rebel Despite this snub, Johnston has been careful to avoid a public row at Goodison.
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Verb table
snub
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theysnub
he, she, itsnubs
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theysnubbed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave snubbed
he, she, ithas snubbed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad snubbed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill snub
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have snubbed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam snubbing
he, she, itis snubbing
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you, we, theyare snubbing
Past
I, he, she, itwas snubbing
you, we, theywere snubbing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been snubbing
he, she, ithas been snubbing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been snubbing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be snubbing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been snubbing
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