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

British :  cobbler
:  one who blatantly imitates, fawningly admires, or vulgarly seeks association with those regarded as social superiors
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

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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