noun, sometimes capitalized
pod·​snap·​pery | \ (ˈ)päd¦snap(ə)rē \
plural -es

Definition of podsnappery

: an attitude toward life marked by complacency and a refusal to recognize unpleasant facts

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History and Etymology for podsnappery

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 25 Jan. 2021.

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