Main definitions of snotter in English

: snotter1snotter2

snotter1

noun

usually snotters
Scottish
informal
  • A piece or drop of nasal mucus.

    ‘one can only imagine the tears and snotters running down his cheeks’
    • ‘It seemed this was going to be the phrase that summed up the game, particularly when he went down in a spray of blood and snotters.’
    • ‘What a scene - there were blood and snotters everywhere.’
    • ‘One can only imagine the tears and snotters running down his cherubic cheeks if he is marching to victory later today, the only concern being the identity of the person waiting by the green with his three children.’
    • ‘The promised blood and snotters had also failed to arrive with only the odd skirmish to disfigure what was turning into an enthralling game of rugby.’
    • ‘I can't wait to see mine lying on a park bench covered in snotter.’

Pronunciation

snotter

/ˈsnɒtə/

Main definitions of snotter in English

: snotter1snotter2

snotter2

noun

Nautical
  • 1A fitting which holds the heel of a sprit close to the mast.

    1. 1.1 A length of rope with an eye spliced in each end.

Origin

Mid 18th century: of unknown origin.

Pronunciation

snotter

/ˈsnɒtə/