Examples of snobbery in a Sentence
the snobbery of some wine connoisseurs
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For too long, brandy has been associated—somewhat unfairly—with either nose-in-the-air snobbery, or fusty grandpas.
Despite the snobbery and savagery typical of any all-boys school, Matthias forms a close friendship with Fritz Davenport, an athlete from a posh D.C. family.
Despite the decades-long attempts on the right to paint the N.E.A. as rarefied snobbery welching off the state, forty per cent of N.E.A. activity happens in high-poverty areas.
And Clinton may be the only politician who can talk about the need for rural broadband — at this point, an almost banal priority of rural politicians — and be accused of snobbery.
The word is loaded with associations of snobbery and exclusivity.
There is no additional reason, other than snobbery, for spelling rules.
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First Known Use of snobbery
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Definition of snobbery for English Language Learners
: the behavior or attitude of people who think they are better than other people : the behavior or attitude of snobs
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