1. an arrogant, snobbish person.
|Bottom Dogs 228: Dan was tormenting the life out of Sarah and calling her a little sunday school snotnose.|
|What’s In It For Me? 94: You put these little snotnoses out on the leash for a while.|
|(con. 1900s) Shootist 128: You cheap snotnose.|
|Sl. U. 176: That sixteen-year-old with the Jag is probably a real snotnose.|
|Coolie Location 142: Ag, leave this snotnose here and let’s high-tail it there on our own!|
|Gayle 95/2: snot nose queen n. pretentious gay man.|
2. a small child with a running nose, a grubby child; also in fig. use.
|Call It Sleep (1977) 220: Snott nuzz! Oll – balt a frosk.|
|Augie March (1996) 184: I’ve known you since you both was snot-noses.|
|(con. c.1900) King Blood (1989) 22: Brat! Snotnose!|
|Christine 112: You stay out of my way from now on, you goddam snotnose.|
3. (also snot, snothole) a young, inexperienced person.
|Psyche & Eros I 70: It is not unusual for his father to say to him, a man of forty-one: ‘You are a snot-nose! You don't understand anything!’.|
|World to Win 82: It’s all the same, you little snot-nose.|
|Nightmare Alley (1947) 38: I’d beat the be-Jesus out of any snotnose that went monkeying around Molly.|
|Augie March (1996) 101: Beat it, you little jag-offs [...] Damn snots, where’s your upbringing!|
|Blackboard Jungle 286: A snotnose barely out of college had in effect told Small to shut up.|
|America’s Homosexual Underground 79: Little snot nose blows up a storm.|
|Erections, Ejaculations etc. 97: ‘Robinson!’ the other snot-nose hollered.|
|It (1987) 212: Bet them little snotholes back there saw him.|
|Way Past Cool 42: I could get this done [...] for a goddam dime bag of rock if I want some other little snot to do it!|