snobby

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snob

 (snŏb)
n.
1. One who despises, ignores, or is patronizing to those he or she considers inferior.
2. One who is convinced of his or her superiority in matters of taste or intellect.

[Earlier snob, cobbler, lower-class person, one who aspires to social prominence.]

snob′by adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.snobby - befitting or characteristic of those who incline to social exclusiveness and who rebuff the advances of people considered inferior
private - confined to particular persons or groups or providing privacy; "a private place"; "private discussions"; "private lessons"; "a private club"; "a private secretary"; "private property"; "the former President is now a private citizen"; "public figures struggle to maintain a private life"

snobby

adjective
Characteristic of or resembling a snob:
Translations

snobby

[ˈsnɒbɪ] ADJ (snobbier (compar) (snobbiest (superl))) → snob, esnob

snobby

[ˈsnɒbi] adjsnob inv

snobby

adjsnobistisch; she’s snobbysie ist ein Snob
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