snooty


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snoot·y

 (sno͞o′tē)
adj. snoot·i·er, snoot·i·est Informal
1. Snobbishly aloof; haughty.
2. High-class; exclusive.

snoot′i·ly adv.
snoot′i·ness n.

snooty

(ˈsnuːtɪ)
adj, snootier or snootiest
1. aloof or supercilious
2. snobbish or exclusive: a snooty restaurant.
ˈsnootily adv
ˈsnootiness n

snoot•y

(ˈsnu ti)

adj. snoot•i•er, snoot•i•est.
Informal. snobbish; condescending.
[1915–20]
snoot′i•ly, adv.
snoot′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.snooty - (used colloquially) overly conceited or arrogantsnooty - (used colloquially) overly conceited or arrogant; "a snotty little scion of a degenerate family"-Laurent Le Sage; "they're snobs--stuck-up and uppity and persnickety"
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"

snooty

adjective (Informal) snobbish, superior, aloof, pretentious, stuck-up (informal), condescending, proud, haughty, disdainful, snotty, uppity, supercilious, high and mighty (informal), toffee-nosed (slang, chiefly Brit.), hoity-toity (informal), high-hat (informal, chiefly U.S.), uppish (Brit. informal), toplofty (informal) snooty intellectuals
modest, humble, down to earth, unassuming, natural, unpretentious, without airs

snooty

adjective
Informal. Characteristic of or resembling a snob:
Translations

snooty

[ˈsnuːtɪ] ADJ (snootier (compar) (snootiest (superl))) → presumido
the people round here are very snootyla gente de por aquí es muy presumida, por aquí la gente se da mucho tono or muchos aires
there's no need to be snooty about itno hace falta andar presumiendo de ello

snooty

[ˈsnuːti] adj [person] → snob inv, prétentieux/euse

snooty

adj (+er) (inf)hochnäsig

snooty

[ˈsnuːtɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (fam, pej) → snob inv, borioso/a, altezzoso/a
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