hooter vs snoot what difference

what is difference between hooter and snoot

English

Etymology

hoot +‎ -er

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈhuː.tə(ɹ)/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈhu.tɚ/, [ˈhu.ɾɚ]
  • Hyphenation: hoot‧er
  • Rhymes: -uːtə(r)

Noun

hooter (plural hooters)

  1. A person who hoots.
  2. The horn in a motor vehicle.
  3. (Britain) A siren or steam whistle, especially one in a factory and used to indicate the beginning or the end of a working day or shift.
  4. (slang) A nose, especially a large one. [from 1950s]
  5. (slang, usually in the plural) A woman’s breast. [from 1970s]
  6. (slang) A penis. [from 1990s]
  7. An owl.
  8. (slang) A large cannabis cigarette.

Synonyms

  • See also Thesaurus:nose
  • See also Thesaurus:breasts
  • See also Thesaurus:penis

Translations

Further reading

  • hooter at OneLook Dictionary Search

Anagrams

  • Te Horo


English

Etymology

From Scots snoot, snout (snout), from Middle English snowte, from Middle Dutch snute; ultimately from Proto-Germanic *snūtaz. Doublet of snout.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /snuːt/

Noun

snoot (plural snoots)

  1. (informal) An elitist individual; one who looks down upon lower social classes.
  2. A language pedant or snob; one who practices linguistic elitism. (Can we add an example for this sense?)
  3. (dialectal or slang) A nose or snout, especially in derogatory use.
  4. (Internet slang, childish, humorous) Snout; especially of a dog (“doggo”) or snake (“snek”).
  5. (theater, photography) A cylindrical or conical attachment used on a spotlight to restrict spill light.

Verb

snoot (third-person singular simple present snoots, present participle snooting, simple past and past participle snooted)

  1. To behave disdainfully toward.

Synonyms

  • (nose): See Thesaurus:nose

Derived terms

  • droop snoot

Related terms

  • snootful
  • snooty

Translations

Anagrams

  • Notos, ONTOS, Ontos, Soton, oonts, tonos, toons

Dutch

Pronunciation

Verb

snoot

  1. singular past indicative of snuiten

Scots

Etymology

From Middle English snowte. Cognate with English snout.

Noun

snoot (plural snoots)

  1. (anatomy) snout, face, head
  2. (geography) a projecting point of land
  3. peak of a cap
  4. (slang) detective, policeman

Derived terms

  • snoot-cloot

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