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snob

noun \ˈsnäb\

: someone who tends to criticize, reject, or ignore people who come from a lower social class, have less education, etc.

Full Definition of SNOB

1
British :  cobbler
2
:  one who blatantly imitates, fawningly admires, or vulgarly seeks association with those regarded as social superiors
3
a :  one who tends to rebuff, avoid, or ignore those regarded as inferior
b :  one who has an offensive air of superiority in matters of knowledge or taste
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Examples of SNOB

  1. Most of the people in the club are snobs who look down on people who attended public schools.
  2. Don't be such a snob.

Origin of SNOB

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1781

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SNOB Defined for Kids

snob

noun \ˈsnäb\

Definition of SNOB for Kids

:  a person who looks down on or avoids those felt to be less important

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