sniff·​ish | \ ˈsni-fish How to pronounce sniffish (audio) \

Definition of sniffish

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sniffishly adverb
sniffishness noun

Examples of sniffish in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Located across the street from the Manor, a 123-room faux-French extravaganza formerly owned by Aaron and Candy Spelling, Smith’s house appears almost to have been built in sniffish reaction to its neighbor. Robert Haskell, WSJ, 9 Sep. 2022 There was always an admixture of delight, which tempered any inclination to be sniffish about the Americana that Thiebaud painted. Washington Post, 27 Dec. 2021

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First Known Use of sniffish

1923, in the meaning defined above

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20 Sep 2022

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“Sniffish.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2022.

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