Meaning of “snotty” in the English Dictionary

"snotty" in British English

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snottyadjective

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!

(Definition of “snotty” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"snotty" in American English

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snottyadjective

us /ˈsnɑt̬·i/ infml

rude and showing a lack of respect for others, esp. because you think you are better than they are:

He has three snotty teenage daughters.

(Definition of “snotty” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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