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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Snub, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Snubbed p. pr. & vb. n. Snubbing.]
 1. To clip or break off the end of; to check or stunt the growth of; to nop.
 2. To check, stop, or rebuke, with a tart, sarcastic reply or remark; to reprimand; to check.
 3. To treat with contempt or neglect, as a forward or pretentious person; to slight designedly.
 To snub a cable or To snub a rope Naut., to check it suddenly in running out.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : unusually short; "a snub nose"
      n 1: an instance of driving away or warding off [syn: rebuff, repulse]
      2: a refusal to recognize someone you know; "the snub was
         clearly intentional" [syn: cut, cold shoulder]
      v 1: refuse to acknowledge; "She cut him dead at the meeting"
           [syn: ignore, disregard, cut]
      2: reject outright and bluntly; "She snubbed his proposal"
         [syn: rebuff, repel]
      [also: snubbing, snubbed]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See snub