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slang chiefly Brit pretentious or supercilious; used esp of snobbish people
[C20: perhaps coined as a pun on toffy stylish, grand: see toff]
Brit. Slang. conceited.
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|Adj.||1.||toffee-nosed - snobbish; pretentiously superior |
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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"