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.
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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"
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snobby

adjective
Characteristic of or resembling a snob:
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Translations

snobby

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

[ˈsnɒbi] adjsnob inv
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snobby

adjsnobistisch; she’s snobbysie ist ein Snob
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References in periodicals archive ?
By reversing the poles of the civilized and the barbaric--by making negro bands into the model of civilization and the Italian Opera "savage"--Whitman snobbily foregrounds transatlantic genres in the aesthetics of his reception.
1 CLAIRE SPREADBURY enjoys a stress-free holiday in Somerset DRIVING into Cheddar Woods, one of Hoseasons' more luxury resorts, it's easy to wince snobbily at the static homes, all laid out next to each other, between the flowerbeds and open green spaces.
Martinez also discusses the 1858 chalk portrait by Eliza Fox Bridell representing the aging poet, as if (the creator of Marian Erie privately and snobbily said), she were "'young & coarse like a milkmaid'" (cited, p.