Definition of Snobbish

1. Adjective. Befitting or characteristic of those who incline to social exclusiveness and who rebuff the advances of people considered inferior.

Exact synonyms: Clannish, Cliquish, Clubby, Snobby
Similar to: Private
Derivative terms: Clannishness, Cliquishness, Club, Snobbishness, Snob



Definition of Snobbish

1. a. Of or pertaining to a snob; characteristic of, or befitting, a snob; vulgarly pretentious.

Definition of Snobbish

1. Adjective. Having the property of being a snob; arrogant and pretentious; smugly superior or dismissive of perceived inferiors. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Snobbish

1. characteristic of a snob [adj]

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Literary usage of Snobbish

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1. The Cynic's Rules of Conduct by Chester Field (1905)
"IN the best society it is considered snobbish to wear a disguise when entertaining country cousins. Simply take them to places where you will not encounter ..."

2. Dictionary of Scientific Illustrations and Symbols: Moral Truths Mirrored in (1894)
"Vulgar people speak of " aristocratic " grace, of the " nobility " of peers, the " majesty " of royalty, and so on and so on in dismal, snobbish monotony. ..."

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