Definition of snob
1 British : cobbler
2 : one who blatantly imitates, fawningly admires, or vulgarly seeks association with those regarded as social superiors
3a : one who tends to rebuff, avoid, or ignore those regarded as inferiorb : one who has an offensive air of superiority in matters of knowledge or taste
Examples of snob in a sentence
Most of the people in the club are snobs who look down on people who attended public schools.
Don't be such a snob.
Origin and Etymology of snob
First Known Use: 1781
SNOB Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of snob for English Language Learners
: someone who tends to criticize, reject, or ignore people who come from a lower social class, have less education, etc.
SNOB Defined for Kids
Definition of snob for Students
: a person who looks down on or avoids those felt to be less important
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