Definition of Podsnappery in English:

Podsnappery

noun

  • The characteristic behaviour or attitudes of Dickens's Mr Podsnap; insular complacency and blinkered self-satisfaction.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Charles Dickens (1812–1870), novelist. From the name of John Podsnap + -ery.

Pronunciation

Podsnappery

/pɒdˈsnap(ə)ri/