snobbish

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Etymology[edit]

snob +‎ -ish

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  • IPA(key): /ˈsnɒbɪʃ/
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snobbish (comparative more snobbish, superlative most snobbish)

  1. Having the property of being a snob; arrogant and pretentious; smugly superior or dismissive of perceived inferiors.
    • c.1948, George Orwell, Such, Such Were the Joys
      St Cyprian's was an expensive and snobbish school which was in process of becoming more snobbish, and, I imagine, more expensive.

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