Meaning of snook


Pronunciation: (snk, snook), [key]
— pl. snook, snooks.
  1. any basslike fish of the genus Centropomus, esp. C. undecimalis, inhabiting waters off Florida and the West Indies and south to Brazil, valued as food and game.
  2. any of several related marine fishes.


Pronunciation: (snook, snk), [key]
— n.
  1. a gesture of defiance, disrespect, or derision.
  2. to thumb the nose: a painter who cocks a snook at traditional techniques.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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