plural -es
sometimes capitalized
: an attitude toward life marked by complacency and a refusal to recognize unpleasant facts

Word History


Mr. Podsnap, complacent Philistine in Our Mutual Friend (1864–5), by Charles Dickens †1870 English novelist + English -ery

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“Podsnappery.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/podsnappery. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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