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Relating to, characteristic of, or like a snob:‘the writer takes a rather snobbish tone’
elitist, snobby, superior, supercilious, exclusivearrogant, proud, haughty, disdainfulpatronizing, condescendingpretentious, affectedsnooty, uppity, high and mighty, la-di-da, fancy-pants, stuck-up, hoity-toity, snottytoffee-nosedhigh-hat, toploftyView synonyms
- ‘May one say that this is so without sounding hopelessly snobbish?’
- ‘The bad news is that I'm vain, snobbish, a bit of a gossip and am rather divorced from most of the real world.’
- ‘There is nothing snobbish or elitist about the term.’
- ‘And, if you imagined Hollywood stars to be haughty, snobbish creatures, you are way off the mark.’
- ‘Some parents choose schools for what critics term snobbish motives.’
- ‘They look like members of a snobbish elite who relish their wealth and their sense of superiority.’
- ‘Maybe I should be grateful that they are releasing alternative cuts in any format and just ignore the films I'm too snobbish to buy.’
- ‘That arrogant, lazy smile swept across his stupid snobbish face as he halted, blocking my path.’
- ‘Even the most obvious and patently true observation therefore runs the risk of appearing condescending, arrogant or snobbish.’
- ‘If this profession of my love for my own name makes me an arrogant and snobbish character, so be it.’
- ‘Emma is a comic figure partly because of the preposterous nature of her snobbish pretensions.’
- ‘It is an outrageous comment, which could only have come from someone who is more arrogant, snobbish and out of touch than the prince he is condemning.’
- ‘His way of life may seem a bit ostentatious, but his energy and enthusiasm is infectious, and there is nothing snobbish or affected about him.’
- ‘What makes this class of people snobbish rather than simply pretentious is their tendency to sneer.’
- ‘But when he talks about it, it's more with incomprehension than snobbish disdain.’
- ‘Photography shouldn't be snobbish, and smiley pictures can be a great record of a happy holiday.’
- ‘Interest in pedigree used to be dismissed as snobbish.’
- ‘He doesn't think he got it from his parents, who as far as he can tell were not snobbish at all.’
- ‘She is their foil, the object of their farcical delusions and snobbish assumptions.’
- ‘I am fully aware that my reaction is exclusive, snotty and downright snobbish.’
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