Definition of Snotter

1. v. i. To snivel; to cry or whine.



2. n. A rope going over a yardarm, used to bend a tripping line to, in sending down topgallant and royal yards in vessels of war; also, the short line supporting the heel of the sprit in a small boat.

Definition of Snotter

1. Noun. (nautical) A rope going over a yardarm, used to bend a tripping line to, in sending down topgallant and royal yards in vessels of war; also, the short line supporting the heel of the sprit in a small boat. ¹

2. Verb. To snivel; to cry or whine ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Snotter

1. to sob [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: sob

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Snotter

snorty
snot
snot-nose
snot-nosed
snot rag
snot rocket
snot rockets
snotball
snotballs
snotlike
snotnose
snotnosed
snotnoses
snots
snotted
snotter (current term)
snottered
snotteries
snotters
snottery
snottie
snottier
snotties
snottiest
snottily
snottiness
snottinesses
snotting
snottite
snotty

Literary usage of Snotter

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1. Jamieson's Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are by John Jamieson, John Johnstone (1867)
"1 snotter, ». 1. Snot at a child's nose, S. 2. Any thing of no value. ... To snotter ; to blubber, S. " To snotter and snivel, to blubber and snuffle. ..."

2. A Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: Supplement by John Jamieson (1825)
"Enc. To snotter, vn 1. To breathe hard, &c.] Define;—To breathe through an obstruction in the nostrils. When thou shouldst be kind, Thou turns sleepy and ..."

3. Publications by English Dialect Society (1894)
"snotter, mucus from the nose, a wasted candle, a candle that has ... snotter-box, the nose, a cant word. snotter-elout, a pocket handkerchief. ..."

4. Manual of Yacht and Boat Sailing by Dixon Kemp (1884)
"The sail is then peaked by pushing the snotter and heel of sprit as high as ... Either is to be preferred to the snotter alone, as without any other support ..."

5. Athletic Sports and Recreations for Boys by John George Wood (1861)
"The spleet fits into an eye at the peak of the mainsail, and into a bedet or snotter round the mast; and large boats have a rope to hoist and keep up the ..."

6. A Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are Explained in by John Jamieson (1867)
"To snotter, rn 1. To breathe through an obstruction in the nostrils. Ramsay. 2. ... snotter-CAP, j. A dull, stupid, boorish fellow, Cash. Q. a cap, or bowl, ..."

7. Transactions of the Lancashire and Cheshire Antiquarian Society edited by Charles William Sutton (1902)
"The parish of North Meols is nine miles in length from the "snotter Stone" at Hundred ... THE snotter STONE, for many years buried under accumulating sand, ..."

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