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snobbish

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adjective snob·bish \ˈsnä-bish\

Simple Definition of snobbish

  • : having or showing the attitude of people who think they are better than other people : of or relating to people who are snobs

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of snobbish

  1. :  being, characteristic of, or befitting a snob <a snobbish attitude>

snobbishly

adverb

snobbishness

noun

Examples of snobbish in a sentence

  1. <he gave us one snobbish glance and then disregarded us>



1840

First Known Use of snobbish

1840


SNOBBISH Defined for Kids

snobbish

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adjective snob·bish \ˈsnä-bish\

Definition of snobbish for Students

  1. :  being or characteristic of a snob <a snobbish attitude>





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