One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Insolence; abuse.‘he did not have to take this snash’
impertinence, impudence, cheek, cheekiness, bad manners, ill-manneredness, unmannerliness, rudeness, impoliteness, incivility, lack of civility, discourtesy, discourteousness, disrespect, insubordination, contemptView synonyms
- ‘Denis Law who perhaps significantly had had eight years of post-international snash in the dressing room from his English team-mates not surprisingly saw things rather differently.’
Late 18th century: probably imitative.
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