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snobby

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adjective snob·by \ˈsnä-bē\

Definition of snobby

snob·bi·ersnob·bi·est

  1. :  characterized by snobbery <a snobby brat> <snobby neighborhoods>



Examples of snobby

  1. <the snobby waiter gave me a withering look when I ordered the cheapest wine on the list>



1846

First Known Use of snobby

1846

Rhymes with snobby


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