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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 classic literature ?
'Pull up, Snobby,' cried Mr Chuckster, addressing himself to Kit.
'Ask no questions, Snobby,' returned Mr Chuckster, 'but go and see.
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You've got a dress already", and the wonderfully snobby Anna to Lucy: "It's bad enough being judged by you, but by LEE!?
JAMES Corden has accused those claiming Beatrix Potter would not have liked his live action Peter Rabbit film of being "snobby".
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I'D much rather live in the Valleys - where they take great pride in their homes - I still remember my gran polishing her brass knocker and putting red cardinal on the front step - dead snobby we were!
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