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snob

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noun \ˈsnäb\

Simple Definition of snob

  • : 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. 1 British :  cobbler

  2. 2 :  one who blatantly imitates, fawningly admires, or vulgarly seeks association with those regarded as social superiors

  3. 3a :  one who tends to rebuff, avoid, or ignore those regarded as inferiorb :  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

Rhymes with snob



SNOB Defined for Kids

snob

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noun \ˈsnäb\

Definition of snob

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





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