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snotty

adjective uk   /ˈsnɒt.i/ us    /ˈsnɑː.t̬i/

snotty adjective (FROM NOSE)

informal covered with mucus from the nose: You could have told me I had a snotty nose! I don't want to use your snotty handkerchief!Bodily fluids and their productionUrine and urinating

snotty adjective (PERSON)

UK informal disapproving behaving rudely to other people in a way that shows that you believe yourself to be better than them: The only difficult bit about working in a shop is when you get a snotty customer that you have to deal with.Showing arrogance and conceitConfidence and self-assuranceBoasting US informal disapproving rude and behaving badly: a snotty teenager She was so snotty to me!Rude and cheekyRelating to sex and sexual desire
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