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toffee–nosed

adjective, chiefly British

Synonyms and Antonyms of toffee–nosed

  1. being or characteristic of a person who has an offensive air of superiority and tends to ignore or disdain anyone regarded as inferior having come from the middle class, he suffered at the hands of the toffee-nosed twits at Eton Synonyms aristocratic, elitist, high-hat, persnickety, potty, ritzy, snobby, snooty, snotty, toffee-nosed [chiefly British]Related Words aloof, arrogant, bumptious, haughty, high-and-mighty, highfalutin (also hifalutin), high-handed, hoity-toity, huffish, huffy, imperious, lordly, overweening, peremptory, pompous, presumptuous, pretentious, supercilious, superior, toplofty (also topliftical), uppity; biggety (or biggity) [Southern & Midland], bigheaded, egoistic (also egoistical), egotistic (or egotistical), prideful, self-conceited, self-important, self-satisfied, smug, stuck-up, swelled-headed, swellheadedNear Antonyms democratic, egalitarian; egoless, humble, modest, unpretentious; antielitist, antisnob


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