snobbish

adjective snob·bish \ ˈsnä-bish \

Definition of snobbish

:being, characteristic of, or befitting a snob
  • a snobbish attitude

snobbishly

adverb

snobbishness

noun

Examples of snobbish in a Sentence

  1. he gave us one snobbish glance and then disregarded us

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First Known Use of snobbish

1840


SNOBBISH Defined for English Language Learners

snobbish

adjective

Definition of snobbish for English Language Learners

  • : having or showing the attitude of people who think they are better than other people : of or relating to people who are snobs


SNOBBISH Defined for Kids

snobbish

adjective snob·bish \ ˈsnä-bish \

Definition of snobbish for Students

:being or characteristic of a snob
  • a snobbish attitude


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