Reverse Dictionary: SMU – SND


SMUDGE – NOUNS
– a large smudge, smear, or patch on a surface; a mass, clot, or daub of something wet or dirty SCLATCH;  SKLATCH 1866 Sc.
– a smudge, smear SMOOCH;  SMOOTCH 1825 Amer. dial.
– a smudge, smear SMOUCH;  SMOUTCH 1882 Amer. dial.

SMUDGE – VERBS
– to smudge, to smear SMOOCH;  SMOOTCH 1828 Amer. dial.
– to smudge, to smear SMOUCH;  SMOUTCH 1844 Amer. dial.


SMUG, SMUGNESS – ADJECTIVES
– smug, self-obsessed FAT 20C sl.
– smug, self-satisfied SHIT-EATING 1956 sl.
– smug, self-satisfied; overly sentimental SMARMY 1909 UK sl.

SMUG etc. – NOUNS
– a personal quality of smug over-confidence COCKINESS 1864

SMUG etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– a smug, insolent person WISEASS 1971 US sl.
– a smug, unpleasant, conceited person ALECK 1919 sl.


SMUGGLE, SMUGGLED, SMUGGLER, SMUGGLING – ADJECTIVES
UNCUSTOMED smuggled, not having paid duty …1818 Sc. & Eng. dial.

SMUGGLE etc. – NOUNS
DUFF counterfeit money, cheques, etc.; smuggled goods; something worthless…1781 sl. rare
FAIR TRADE smuggling …1832 Sc. & nautical sl.
FAIR TRADING smuggling …1870 Eng. dial.
HOSPITAL in a smuggling operation: the place where the smuggled goods are picked up …1956 US sl.
MOONLIGHT smuggled spirits …19C sl.
RABBIT something smuggled or stolen …1929 naval & Aust. sl.
RUNNING the act of smuggling goods into or out of a place …1699
RUNNING BUSINESS the business of smuggling illegal or contraband goods …1741 rare

SMUGGLE etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
BIKKER a smuggler …Bk1898 Sc.
BINGLE BIFF a drug smuggler …1930s drug trafficking sl. 
DAVY JONES’S NATURAL CHILDREN pirates; smugglers …19C nautical usage
FAIR-TRADER a smuggler …1887 nautical sl.
GENTLEMAN a smuggler …1906 euphemism
GENTLEMEN, THE smugglers …1884 Eng. dial.
GWEVA a bootlegger …1960s S. Afr.
INTERLOPER a smuggler …Bk1896 sl.
KENTISH KNOCKER a Kentish smuggler …1891 obs.
MONKEY-RUNNER a person engaged in the business of smuggling Chinese immigrants into the US; upon detection of the crime, the runner would attempt to hide these immigrants by whatever means necessary, including tossing them overboard if they were still at sea …19C criminals’ sl. 
MOONLIGHTER a smuggler of illicitly distilled liquor …1887 sl.
MOONLIGHT WORKERS smugglers …Bk1891 US sl.
MOONRAKER a smuggler …1796 sl.
MOONSHINER a smuggler, especially of spirits …1860 obs. rare
PULLER a dealer in stolen or smuggled goods …1956 US sl.
RABBITER one who makes a habit of smuggling ‘rabbits’ (illicit goods smuggled ashore by Naval ratings going on leave …20C Royal Navy usage
SNAKEHEAD a smuggler; someone who smuggles illegal immigrants from mainland China into Hong Kong  …1990s Amer. sl.
SNEAKER a smuggler …1956 US sl.
TANGLER a small-time crook who deals in smuggled or stolen property …1946 sl. 
WILD-WAVE JOCKEY a rum-runner who transports stuff by water …1919 US sl.

SMUGGLE etc. – VERBS
MOVE THE LAUNDRY to smuggle illegal Chinese immigrants …1930s US criminals’ sl.
SMUCKLE to smuggle …1690 obs.


SMUT, SMUTTY – ADJECTIVES
BARNYARD smutty, obscene …20C US sl.
NASTY oriented toward sex or sex and excrement; smutty …E17
OFF-COLOUR in poor taste, usually of smutty humour …L19 sl.
PORNY lewd; smutty or obscene; pornographic …1961 Brit. & US sl.
RAUNCHY suggestive, sexually provocative, smutty, salacious …1967 sl., orig. US
SPURCIDICAL speaking dishonestly, obscenely, or smuttily; bawdy in speech …1656 obs.
ULTRAMARINE obscene, smutty …L19 sl.

SMUT etc. – NOUNS
BLOW-BOOK a book containing indelicate or smutty pictures …1708 obs.
DAFF dallying, indelicate toying; loose conversation, smutty language …1721 Sc. obs.
THREAD OF BLUE any little smutty touch in song-singing, chatting, or piece of writing …1824 Sc.

SMUT etc. – VERBS
TALK THROUGH (ONE’S) FLY-BUTTONS to talk nonsense, or smut …Bk2002 sl.
WORK BLUE to use obscene language; to peddle smut …1990s Amer. sl.
WRAP UP IN CLEAN LINEN to couch smutty or sordid matter in decent language …18C colloq.


SNACK, SNACKING – NOUNS
– AFTERNOONING refreshment between dinner and tea …1865 Eng. dial.
– BAGGING food eaten between regular meals; an afternoon meal …1750 Eng. dial.
– BAIT a hasty meal like a traveller’s; a snack …1662 obs.
– BANQUET a slight repast between meals …1509 obs.
– BAVER slight refreshment taken between meals either at 11 a.m. or 4 p.m.; occasionally applied also to a regular meal …1691 Eng. dial.
– BEAVER slight refreshment taken between meals either at 11 a.m. or 4 p.m.; occasionally applied also to a regular meal …1691 Eng. dial.
– BEVER a small repast between meals; a snack, nuncheon, or lunch,  esp. one in the afternoon between midday dinner and supper …1500 chiefly Eng. dial.
– BEVERAGE a small repast between meals; a snack, nuncheon, or lunch,  esp. one in the afternoon between midday dinner and supper …1577
– BITE a small meal or snack …1899 sl.
 BITE AND SUP food and drink …1819 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– CHECK a snack or light meal …1775 Amer. dial.
– DAB a slight meal, a snack …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– DAMPER a luncheon, a snack between meals …1804
– ELEVENSES light refreshment taken at about 11 am …1887 sl.
– FATTEN FOOD a snack …1970 Amer. dial.
– GRAZE a snack; something to eat …S. Afr. colloq.
– GRUNT;  GRUNTS food, esp. snack food …1968 US students’ sl.
– HANDEL light refreshment taken before breakfast, a snack of food …1804 Sc.
– HORIZONTAL REFRESHMENT food taken standing, esp. a snack at a bar …c1890 colloq.
– JACK BITE a snack …1949 Amer. dial.
– LAST CARD IN THE PACK a snack …1960 UK theatrical rhyming sl.
– MONKEY FOOD snack food, finger food; a small amount of food eaten between regular meals …1940 Amer. dial.
– MINNING-ON a temporary meal or snack; a forenoon luncheon …1790 Eng. dial.  
– MUGGING-UP a cup of coffee, and often a snack, or even a meal, usually taken with others; a coffee break …1931 Amer. dial.
– MUG-UP a cup of coffee, and often a snack, or even a meal, usually taken with others; a coffee break …1930 chiefly Can. & nautical
– MUNCHIE;  MUNCHY a snack or small meal; food …1959 sl., orig. US
– MUNCHIE;  MUNCHY a snack eaten to assuage the craving for food that afflicts smokers of hashish or marijuana …1959 sl., orig. US
– NACKET a snack or lunch, a slight repast; a piece of bread eaten at noon …1789 Sc.
– NIBBLING a snack …1966 Amer. dial.
– NOCKET-TIME the time for taking a snack …1811 Sc.
– NOSH a snack eaten between meals …a1941 chiefly US usage
– OGGINS a light meal, a snack, frequently of some delicacy or sweetmeat …a1838 Sc. 
– PIECE MEAL a snack or light meal ..1946 Amer. dial.
– PIECING snacking …1908 Amer. dial.
– QUARTER LUNCH a snack taken at mid-morning or mid-afternoon …1966 Amer. dial.
– REAR-BIT refreshment taken between breakfast and dinner …1892 Eng. dial.
– RUNNING BANQUET a slight repast between meals; a snack …1613 obs.
– SHORT-EAT a snack …1962 Sri Lanka
– SMACK food, esp. when taken between regular meals; a snack …1941 Amer. dial.
– SNAPS snack food …1986 US sl.
– TABNAB a cake, bun, or pastry; a savoury snack …1933 nautical sl.
– THUMB-BIT a snack, a piece of bread and meat eaten out of doors …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– THUMB-BITE a snack, a piece of bread and meat eaten out of doors …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– UNCH a nuncheon, a light meal, a snack …1668 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
 ZOO-ZOO;  ZUU-ZUU in prison: sweets, snacks, soda or any other special treat …1967 US sl.
 
SNACK etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– NOSHER one who snacks or eats between meals …1960s sl.
– PIECER one who snacks …1966 Amer. dial.
 
SNACK etc. – VERBS
– GRAZE to eat snacks throughout the day rather than formal meals …colloq.
– KNOSH to eat, esp. to snack; to eat between meals …1930s sl.
– MUG UP to eat a large meal; to snack; to have a hot drink …1897 sl., chiefly Can. & nautical
– NASH to eat, esp. to snack; to eat between meals …1930s sl.
– NOSH to eat, esp. to snack; to eat between meals …1930s sl.
– PIECE to snack; to eat between meals …1908 Amer. dial.
– PIECE AROUND to snack; to eat between meals …1944 Amer. dial.
– PIECE MEAL to have a snack …1946 Amer. dial.
– SCOOB to eat, esp. snacks …1980s US college sl.
– UGG to take a slight repast …Bk1905 Sc.


SNAIL – NOUNS
COGGER a striped snail shell …19C Eng. dial.
DODMAN a snail …c1550 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
HODDY a snail; the shell of a snail …B1900 Eng. dial.
HODDY-DODDY a snail, a snail shell …1869 Eng. dial.
JACK-SNAG the snail …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
JANE-JAKES a snail …B1900 Eng. dial.
LAND-WINKLE a snail …1603 obs.
PACKMAN a snail, esp. the spotted snail, Helix aspera …1882 Eng. dial.
PENNYWINKLE a land or freshwater snail …1927 Amer. dial.
PINNYWINKLE a land or freshwater snail …1936 Amer. dial.
SNAG a snail …1674 Eng. dial. rare
UNICORN a snail …Bk1905 Sc.


SNAKE – ADJECTIVES
OPHIC relating to serpents …1865 rare
OPHIDIAN pert. to a snake or serpent; snake-like …1883
OPHIDIOUS relating to snakes or serpents …1846 rare
OPHIOLATROUS given to serpent-worship …1887
OPHIOPHAGOUS eating or feeding upon serpents …1650
OPHITE of the nature of or resembling a serpent; of a sinuous form …1828 rare

SNAKE – NOUNS
AFFLATUS a hiss, esp. of a serpent …1753
ASIAN TWO-STEP any highly venomous snake encountered in the jungles of Southeast Asia …1966 US sl.
BELLED SNAKE a rattlesnake …1917 Amer. dial.
BELLTAIL a rattlesnake …1917 Amer. dial.
BERARD a viper …c1475 obs. rare
BITIES a collective term for spiders, snakes, scorpions, etc. …Bk1999 Aust. sl.
BUSH EEL a rattlesnake …1835 Amer. dial.
BUZZ TAIL a rattlesnake …1970 Amer. dial.
CASCABEL a rattlesnake; also, its rattle …1760-72
DEATHY a death adder, a type of venomous snake …1951 Aust. sl.
ETHER the adder …1838 Sc. & Eng. dial.
GROUND PILOT the copperhead snake …1967 Amer. dial.
HACKLE a covering of any kind, as a bird’s plumage, a serpent’s skin, etc. …a1300 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
HAGGOM the adder or viper; a snake of any kind …1781 Eng. dial.
HAGWORM the adder or viper; also, the common snake …1483 Eng. dial.
HAME a covering, esp. a natural covering, as the skin of a serpent, etc. …c1000 obs.
JOE BLAKE a snake …1905 Aust. rhyming sl.
NADDER an adder; a snake …1790 Sc. & Eng. dial.
OPHIDARIUM a place where snakes are kept; a snake-house …1882 rare
OPHIDIARIUM a place where snakes are kept; a snake-house …1891 rare
OPHIOGRAPHY the description of serpents …1857
OPHIOLATRY serpent worship …1862
OPHIOLOGY the study of serpents …1828
OPHIOMANCY divination by means of serpents …1753 rare
OPHIOPHILISM love of snakes …1883
OPHIOUCH a figure of a man holding a serpent …a1697 obs. rare
RATTLER a rattlesnake …1827 sl., orig. US
SHADE the molted skin or shell of a snake or arthropod …1899 Amer. dial.
SHED the molted skin or shell of a snake or arthropod …1898 Amer. dial.
SINGING the buzzing or rattling of a rattlesnake …1937 Amer. dial.
TANG the tongue of a serpent, formerly thought to be the stinging organ; the sting of an insect …a1350 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
WATER BANDIT a water snake …1966 Amer. dial.
WATER PILOT a water snake …1884 Amer. dial.
WRIGGLER a snake …1927 Aust. sl.

SNAKE – NOUNS, PERSON
OPHIOLATER a serpent-worshipper …1895
OPHIOLOGIST one versed in the natural history of serpents …1828
OPHIOPHAGUS a serpent-eater …1555
OPHIOPHILIST a lover of snakes ….1883

SNAKE – VERBS
CREPITATE said of the sound made by a rattlesnake: to rattle …1852-9
SING of a rattlesnake: to rattle …1937 Amer. dial.
TANG to sting as a serpent or an insect …a1400 obs. exc. Eng. dial.


SNAP, SNAPPING – ADJECTIVES
HAPPERY crackling; apt to snap or crackle …1886 Eng. dial.

SNAP etc. – NOUNS
HABBLE the act of snapping …1808 Sc.
HANCH a voracious snap or snatch; an attempt to bite from behind …1808-18 & N. Ireland
NAG a nick, notch, indentation; a bite, snap …1887 Sc.
YACK a snapping or cracking sound …1861

SNAP etc. – VERBS
BURST to break, to snap, to shatter suddenly …c1250 obs.
HABBLE to snap at anything like a dog; to make a growling noise when eating voraciously …1808 Sc.
HANCH to snatch, to snap at or bite with violent or noisy action of the jaws; said of large dogs, wild beasts, cannibals, or greedy men …a1400-50 now chiefly Sc.
HAPPER to crackle, to snap …1587 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
NAG to bite; to snap; to mark with the teeth; to seize …1887 Sc.
NESP to bite, to snap …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
SCRAP to snap; to break off suddenly with a noise …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
SNAP AS SHORT AS A CARROT to snap, break off short and sharp, as a carrot does …L18 colloq.
YACK to make a snapping sound, to snap, to crack …1873


SNAPDRAGON – NOUNS
BULLDOG a snapdragon …1947 Amer. dial.
BUNNY-MOUTH a snapdragon …1900 Amer. dial.
BUNNY RABBITS a snapdragon …1900 Amer. dial.
CALF’S-SNOUT an old name of snapdragon, esp. of Antirrhinum Orontium …1548
CALVES’-SNOUT an old name of snapdragon, esp. of Antirrhinum Orontium …1548
CAT BRITCHES the wild snapdragon …1966 Amer. dial.
DOG’S MOUTH the snapdragon …1824 Eng. dial.
INKBOTTLE wild snapdragon …1967 Amer. dial.
LION-MOUTH a snapdragon …1892 Amer. dial.
LION’S-MOUTH a snapdragon …1773 Amer. dial.
RABBIT a snapdragon …1900 Amer. dial.
RABBIT’S-MOUTH a snapdragon …1876 Amer. dial.
TIGER-MOUTH the snapdragon; the foxglove …1886
TOAD’S MOUTH the snapdragon …1839


SNAPPISH – ADJECTIVES
CAPERNOITED crabbed, irritable, peevish; snappish; ill-natured, fractious …1719 Sc.
CLIPPIE sharp of speech; snappish, pert …19C Sc.
CURRISH like a cur in nature; snappish, snarling, quarrelsome, mean-spirited, base, ignoble …c1460
CUTTED short to rudeness; curt, snappish …1530 obs.
DOGGISH malicious, spiteful, bad-tempered, ill-natured; snappish, snarling; cynical…a1425 rare
KNAGGY cross, snappish, querulous; irritable; sarcastic …1840 Sc. & Eng. dial.
NAGGEDY snappish …Bk1903 Eng. dial.
NAGGETY snappish …Bk1903 Eng. dial.
NAGGY cross, snappish, querulous; shrewish; irritable; ill-natured, bad-tempered, testy; sarcastic …1825 Sc. & Eng. dial.
SANSHACH proud, distant; disdainful; snappish, saucy …1825 Sc.
SNAPHANCE retorting sharply, snappish …1592 obs.
TEPTIOUS snappish, captious; irritating; treacherous, changeable, not to be depended upon …1876 Eng. dial.
TOITISH saucy, pert, or impudent; easily offended; flighty in temper; irritable, ill-tempered, snappish …1846 Eng. dial.

SNAPPISH – NOUNS, PERSON
YAFFLER a snappish person …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
YAPPER a snappish, sharp person …1901 Eng. dial.

SNAPPISH – VERBS
YAP to talk snappishly, noisily, or foolishly; to chatter; to scold …1895 Sc. & Eng. & Amer. dial.


SNARE – NOUNS
CALTROP a trap or snare to catch the feet of beasts, of horses or men in war, and the like …a1300 obs.
LEASH a snare, a noose …c1374 obs.
SINEW a snare …a1400 obs.
TOIL a trap or snare for wild beasts …1607 obs. rare

SNARE – VERBS
FANKLE to catch in a snare, to trap …1724 Sc.
HOOK to snare, to entice, or to swindle a victim; to persuade with deception or flattery; to trick; to defraud …c1730 Amer. sl.
TAIL to set a trap or snare; to bait a trap …1862


SNARL, SNARLING (growl) – ADJECTIVES
BOW-WOW captious, snarling …Bk1911 Sc.
CURRISH like a cur in nature; snappish, snarling, quarrelsome, mean-spirited, base, ignoble …c1460

SNARL etc. (growl) – NOUNS
GURR a growl, a snarl …1814 Sc.
HABBER a snarl or growl; the act of snarling or growling like a dog …1804 Sc. obs.
MUCK a snarl, a tangle …1950 Amer. dial.
OGGANNITION snarling, growling, grumbling …1625 obs. rare

SNARL etc. (growl) – NOUNS, PERSON
GIRNER a growling, snarling person …1854 Sc.
YARRER a person or dog that growls or snarls …1611 Eng. dial. obs.

SNARL etc. (growl) – VERBS
ARR of dogs: to snarl, to growl …1768 Sc. & Eng. dial.
CARL to talk with a gruff, snarling voice; to snarl …1602 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
GARRE to growl, to snarl; to chatter, to chide; to chirp, to twitter …1382 obs.
GURR to growl, to snarl …1858 Sc.
HABBER to snarl; to growl; to make an inarticulate sound; to gobble, as of turkeys …1903 Sc.
HARR to snarl as a dog; to make a rough guttural trill …1387 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
HAVE A WORM IN ONE’S TONGUE to be bitter in speech; to be cantankerous; to snarl and bite like a mad dog …1759
HUBBER to snarl, to growl; to make an inarticulate sound; to gobble, as of turkeys …1903 Sc.
INTERGERN to exchange grins or snarls; to snarl back …1608 obs. rare
​- JARL to snarl, to quarrel, to dispute; to jeer, to jest …1580 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
NARR of a dog: to snarl, to growl …1509 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
VENNER to scowl; to snarl; to draw up the lips in a snarling manner …1890 Eng. dial.
YAR;  YARR to snarl or growl as or like a dog …1611 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
YEATTLE to snarl; to grumble …1825 Sc.
YIKKA to snarl …1892 Sc.
YIRR to snarl or growl as a dog …1820 Sc.


SNARL (tangle) – NOUNS
– a snarl, a tangle; a confused mass GLAUM;  GLOM 1923 Amer. dial.
– a snarl, bunch, or entanglement RUNKLE 1930 Sc.


SNATCH, SNATCHED, SNATCHING – NOUNS
– ABREPTION a snatching away; complete separation …1681 obs. rare
– CORREPTION a sudden snatching away, a seizure …1659 obs.
– DAB a snatch or clutch …1880 Sc.
– HANCH a voracious snap or snatch; an attempt to bite from behind …1808-18 & N. Ireland
– NAB a snatch, a seizure; theft; profit which is the result of sharp dealing …Bk1903 Sc.
– RAPTION the fact of being snatched up …1548 obs. rare
– SCRAMP a snatching; a hurried attempt …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCREED a quick movement; a snatch …1805 Sc. obs.
– SCRIP a snatch …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– YARK a jerk, a pull, a snatch …1896 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– YERK the act of lashing out with the heels, as a horse; a kick; a sudden or abrupt movement, a jerk, a twitch, a snatch …1581 obs. exc. Sc. & Eng. dial.
– YIRK a jerk, a pull, a snatch …1896 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 
SNATCH etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– SCRABBER who snatches, grabs, or takes by force …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
 
SNATCH etc. – VERBS
– ABRAID to wrench or pull out; to snatch; to withdraw; to draw a sword …c1000 obs.
 AFFERRE to take away, to remove; also, to snatch away, to seize and carry off …a1000 obs.
– BEREFT to snatch away a possession; to remove or take away by violence …c1320 obs.
– BONE to seize; to snatch; to steal …L18 sl.
– CAB to cheat, to pilfer; to snatch dishonestly or meanly …1895 Sc. sl.
– CATCH AWAY to seize and take away; to snatch away …c1325
– CATCH OFF to snatch or take off …c1420 obs.
– CLAW to snatch; to appropriate …Bk1914 criminals’ sl.
– DEBRAID to snatch down …1388 obs. rare
– HANCH to snatch, to snap at or bite with violent or noisy action of the jaws; said of large dogs, wild beasts, cannibals, or greedy men …a1400-50 now chiefly Sc.
– KEEP to seize, to lay hold of; to snatch, to take …c1000 obs.
– NAB to snatch or steal something; to seize …1665 Brit.
– NATCH to seize, to lay violent  hands on, to snatch away …1736 Sc.
– NIB to snatch; to steal; to seize …M17 sl.
– NIBBLE UP to snatch with the fingers, to grab …1863 Sc. 
– NIP to steal or snatch …c1560 sl., now US
– PULL to steal; to snatch; to cheat …1821 sl.
– RAMP to snatch, to tear, to pluck; to pull suddenly or sharply …1567 obs.
– RAP to seize or snatch for oneself; to take or get by snatching or stealing …1564 obs.
– RAP AND REND to snatch and tear; to waste, destroy property …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– RAUNCH AND SCRAUNCH to snatch greedily; to grasp at …B1900 Eng. dial.
– SCRAB to grab, to snatch; to steal …1890 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– SCRAMP to stretch forth the hands to grasp; to snatch at, to seize, to clutch …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCRAWL to snatch; to take anything abruptly or rudely …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCRIP to snatch; to snatch at hastily or greedily …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SMUSS to grab, seize, snatch; to take by force …1736
 SNAKE to take slyly or stealthily. to extract forcefully or abruptly, to snatch …1833 Amer. dial.
– TIT to pull forcibly, to tug; to snatch …a1300 chiefly Sc.
– TO-BRAID to wrench apart, to pull to pieces; also, to tear or snatch away …c893 obs.
– YAFFLE to snatch; to take illicitly …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– YAP to snatch, to sweep or whip away …1959 Sc.
– YARK; YERK;  YIRK to jerk; to seize or pull forcibly; to snatch, to wrench, to force …1811 Sc. & Eng. dial.