snob

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English[edit]

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Origin unknown.

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snob (plural snobs)

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  1. (colloquial) A cobbler or shoemaker. [from 18th c.]
    • 1929, Frederic Manning, The Middle Parts of Fortune, Vintage 2014, p. 57:
      The snobs were also kind to him, and gave him a pair of boots which they assured him were of a type and quality reserved entirely for officers […].
  2. (dated) A member of the lower classes; a commoner. [from 19th c.]
    • 1844, Charles Dickens, Martin Chuzzlewit:
      'D'ye know a slap-up sort of button, when you see it?' said the youth. 'Don't look at mine, if you ain't a judge, because these lions' heads was made for men of men of taste: not snobs.'
    • 1913, Arthur Conan Doyle, The Poison Belt:
      I tell you, sir, that I have a brain of my own, and that I should feel myself to be a snob and a slave if I did not use it.
  3. (informal) A person who wishes to be seen as a member of the upper classes and who looks down on those perceived to have inferior or unrefined tastes. [from 20th c.]
    • 1958, Arnold Wesker, Roots:
      If wanting the best things in life means being a snob then glory hallelujah I'm a snob.

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Dutch[edit]

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snob m (plural snobs, diminutive snobje n)

  1. snob

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English snob

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /snɔb/

Adjective[edit]

snob (masculine and feminine, plural snobs)

  1. snobbish, snobby
    J’suis snob… J’suis snob
    C’est vraiment l’seul défaut que j’gobe.
    (Boris Vian, J’suis snob, 1954)

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snob m, f (plural snobs)

  1. snob
    C’est un snob.

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English

Noun[edit]

snob m (invariable)

  1. snob

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snob (invariable)

  1. snobbish

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English snob.

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snȍb m (Cyrillic spelling сно̏б)

  1. snob

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Slovak[edit]

Noun[edit]

snob m (genitive singular snoba, nominative plural snobi), declension pattern chlap

  1. snob

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  • snob in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk