snooty


snooty

adjective \ˈsnü-tē\

: having or showing the insulting attitude of people who think that they are better, smarter, or more important than other people

snoot·i·ersnoot·i·est

Full Definition of SNOOTY

1
:  looking down the nose :  showing disdain
2
:  characterized by snobbery <a snooty store>
snoot·i·ly \ˈsnü-tə-lē\ adverb
snoot·i·ness \ˈsnü-tē-nəs\ noun

Examples of SNOOTY

  1. <the actress plays a genteel yet faintly snooty older woman>

First Known Use of SNOOTY

1919

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