The obscure word of the week is snubber

look_it_up_T httpwww.clipartpal.comclipart_pdeducationdictionary_10586.htmlThis week’s obscure English word is snubber.

It sounds like it might be the epithet of someone who snubs – and might actually be if we’re creative enough with English, which just soaks up socially-mediated changes in meaning. But just now, according to the OED, it is a type of shock absorber, or an electrical circuit intended to suppress power spikes.

Your challenge? Write a sentence (or two) in the comments using this word.

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