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
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snub• That offer, too, has been snubbed.• High-schoolers will often snub anyone they feel is different or strange.• When the collegeinvited 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 foreignministers 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 snubbedMiller 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.