Usage examples for snub

  1. Why didn't you lose the old man and snub up one of the girls- marry her? – The Plow-Woman by Eleanor Gates
  2. None the less did he continue making frequent visits to the officers at head- quarters, and there the officers who met him on equal footing at Mr. Allison's table could not snub him. – A Tame Surrender, A Story of The Chicago Strike by Charles King
  3. Such people, especially if single, receive many a snub which they do not deserve, and to a woman of this style a companion is almost necessary. – Manners and Social Usages by Mrs. John M. E. W. Sherwood
  4. When the Christian volunteer arrived in camp he got a welcome and applause, but as a rule the Jew got a snub. – The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg and Other Stories by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) Last Updated: February 18, 2009
  5. I obeyed without even daring to feel the slightest snub, and if I were married to- morrow, I should kiss his toe in token of respect, and with a great deal more affection than I should kiss your half- bearded lips, sir." – The Landleaguers by Anthony Trollope
  6. The true musician would not snub so much as a musical critic. – The Note-Books of Samuel Butler by Samuel Butler
  7. It gave her father a wicked pleasure to see her snub young Roper Bradley when he came with his mother to make their annual summer visit. – The Man Who Wins by Robert Herrick
  8. If you could snub that Mr. Traffick, who is of all men the most atrocious. – Ayala's Angel by Anthony Trollope
  9. As you, of course, will know who administered the snub, you can understand that it was peculiarly unpleasant. – Antony Gray,--Gardener by Leslie Moore
  10. Snub- nosed, nine- year- old Pony, whose two front teeth had come in quite too large for his mouth, Pony, with the quick- expanding pupils, and the temperament that would cope ill with disaster, addressed himself gaily to his supper and saw no sorrow anywhere. – The Power and the Glory by Grace MacGowan Cooke
  11. Jewel's parents both looked on, more than half expecting a snub to meet the energetic onslaught. – Jewel's Story Book by Clara Louise Burnham
  12. It wouldn't have been diminished for him moreover by her successful suppression of every sign that she felt his question a little of a snub. – The Awkward Age by Henry James
  13. Dick isn't sympathetic, because he happens to be in love with the young female, and though he occasionally abuses her himself, on the spur of a snub, he won't let me do it. – Set in Silver by Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson
  14. " Go on," he said, waving amends for the snub he had administered. – Blindfolded by Earle Ashley Walcott
  15. He now perceived a distinct intention to snub him. – Indian Summer by William D. Howells
  16. She could not snub him in the face of an offered service; the only hope was to be brisk and matter- of- fact. – More About Peggy by Mrs G. de Horne Vaizey
  17. Game, quite apart from his state of mind with regard to the accident, had not forgotten his repulse at the hands of the new captain a week or two ago, nor had Bloomfield quite got over the indirect snub he had received on the same occasion. – The Willoughby Captains by Talbot Baines Reed