sniffy(redirected from sniffiness)
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adj. sniff·i·er, sniff·i·est Informal
Disposed to showing arrogance or contempt; haughty.
adj, -fier or -fiest
informal contemptuous or disdainful
adj. -fi•er, -fi•est.
Informal. inclined to sniff, as in scorn; disdainful.
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|Adj.||1.||sniffy - having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy; "some economists are disdainful of their colleagues in other social disciplines"; "haughty aristocrats"; "his lordly manners were offensive"; "walked with a prideful swagger"; "very sniffy about breaches of etiquette"; "his mother eyed my clothes with a supercilious air"; "a more swaggering mood than usual"- W.L.Shirer|
proud - feeling self-respect or pleasure in something by which you measure your self-worth; or being a reason for pride; "proud parents"; "proud of his accomplishments"; "a proud moment"; "proud to serve his country"; "a proud name"; "proud princes"