anti-snob

noun an·ti-snob \ ˌan-tē-ˈsnäb , ˌan-tī- \
variants: or antisnob

Definition of anti-snob

plural anti-snobs or antisnobs
: a person who rejects or opposes the attitude or behavior typical of snobs
  • He's an antisnob who writes about his love of pre-1983 Eric Clapton and Pearl Jam with the same keen ear as he does Chicago blues guitarist Harvey Mandel …
  • —Andrew Gilbert
  • … enjoyed playing the role of the anti-snob. He once said that the most interesting artistic experience in Paris was going to the flea market.
  • —Deborah Solomon

anti-snob

or antisnob adjective
    • The puzzling thing here is that Segal's wine list reveals an intellectual curiosity that's far more anti-snob than the glassware.
    • —Jon Bonné

First Known Use of anti-snob

1851

in the meaning defined above

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