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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.

snob

(snɒb)
n
1.
a. a person who strives to associate with those of higher social status and who behaves condescendingly to others. Compare inverted snob
b. (as modifier): snob appeal.
2. a person having similar pretensions with regard to his tastes, etc: an intellectual snob.
[C18 (in the sense: shoemaker; hence, C19: a person who flatters those of higher station, etc): of unknown origin]
ˈsnobbery n
ˈsnobbish adj
ˈsnobbishly adv
ˈsnobbishness, ˈsnobbism n
ˈsnobby adj
ˈsnobbily adv

snob

(snɒb)

n.
1. a person who imitates, cultivates, or slavishly admires social superiors and is condescending to others.
2. a person who believes himself or herself to have superior tastes and is condescending toward those with different tastes: an intellectual snob.
[1775–85; orig. uncertain]
snob′bish, adj.
snob′by, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.snob - a person regarded as arrogant and annoyingsnob - a person regarded as arrogant and annoying
disagreeable person, unpleasant person - a person who is not pleasant or agreeable

snob

noun elitist, highbrow, social climber She was an intellectual snob.

snob

noun
One who despises people or things regarded as inferior, especially because of social or intellectual pretension:
Informal: snoot.
Translations
povýšenecsnob
snob
snobi
snobsalonard
snob
sznob
snobb, snobbaîur maîur
紳士気取りの俗物
속물
snobassnobiškaisnobiškassnobizmas
snobs
snob
snobb
คนที่คิดว่าตนดีกว่าคนอื่น
züppezüppe kimse
trưởng giả học làm sang

snob

[snɒb] Nsnob mf, esnob mf
he's an intellectual snobpresume de intelectual

snob

[ˈsnɒb] nsnob mf

snob

nSnob m; snob appeal or valueSnobappeal m

snob

[snɒb] nsnob m/f inv
he's an intellectual snob → è uno snob in fatto di cultura

snob

(snob) noun
a person who admires people of high rank or social class, and despises those in a lower class etc than himself. Being a snob, he was always trying to get to know members of the royal family.
ˈsnobbery noun
behaviour, talk etc that is typical of a snob. She couldn't bear her mother's snobbery.
ˈsnobbish adjective
She always had a snobbish desire to live in an area of expensive housing.
ˈsnobbishly adverb
ˈsnobbishness noun

snob

مُتَكَبِر snob snob Snob σνομπ esnob snobi snob snob snob 紳士気取りの俗物 속물 snob snobb snob esnobe, snob сноб snobb คนที่คิดว่าตนดีกว่าคนอื่น züppe trưởng giả học làm sang 势利小人
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