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1‘a bunch of stuck-up executives’
conceited, proud, arrogant, haughty, condescending, disdainful, patronizing, snobbish, snobby, supercilious, imperious, above oneself, self-important, overweening, lordly
informal high and mighty, snooty, uppity, uppish, big-headed, swollen-headed, hoity-toity, la-di-da, too big for one's boots
British informal toffee-nosed, posh
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.