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adj. snoot·i·er, snoot·i·est Informal
1. Snobbishly aloof; haughty.
2. High-class; exclusive.

snoot′i·ly adv.
snoot′i·ness n.
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Adv.1.snootily - in a snobbish mannersnootily - in a snobbish manner; "they snobbishly excluded their less wealthy friends from the party"


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