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sniffy

adjective

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having a feeling of superiority that shows itself in an overbearing attitude
  • she was sniffy about anyone who didn't live up to her standards for "good manners"

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The first known use of sniffy was in 1871

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“Sniffy.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sniffy. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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