adjective \ˈsni-fē\

: having or showing the attitude of people who believe that they are better or more important than other people


Full Definition of SNIFFY

:  having or expressing a haughty attitude :  disdainful, supercilious
sniff·i·ly \ˈsni-fə-lē\ adverb
sniff·i·ness \ˈsni-fē-nəs\ noun

Examples of SNIFFY

  1. She wrote a sniffy letter rejecting his offer.
  2. <she was sniffy about anyone who didn't live up to her standards for good manners>

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