snooty

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adjective \ˈsnü-tē\

Definition of snooty

snootier

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snootiest

  1. 1 :  looking down the nose :  showing disdain

  2. 2 :  characterized by snobbery a snooty store

snootily

play \ˈsnü-tə-lē\ adverb

snootiness

play \ˈsnü-tē-nəs\ noun

Examples of snooty in a Sentence

  1. the actress plays a genteel yet faintly snooty older woman

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First Known Use of snooty

1919


SNOOTY Defined for English Language Learners

snooty

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adjective

Definition of snooty for English Language Learners

  • : having or showing the insulting attitude of people who think that they are better, smarter, or more important than other people


SNOOTY Defined for Kids

snooty

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adjective \ˈsnü-tē\

Definition of snooty for Students

snootier

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snootiest

  1. :  rude and arrogant especially to people from a lower class



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