To sob with convulsions.
- To ignore or behave coldly toward; slight.
- To dismiss, turn down, or frustrate the expectations of.
- Nautical To check the movement of (a rope or cable running out) by turning it quickly about a post or cleat.
- Nautical To secure (a vessel, for example) in this manner.
- To stub out (a cigarette, for example).
- A deliberate slight or affront.
- Nautical A sudden checking, as of a rope or cable running out.
- Unusually short: a snub nose.