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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a person who imitates, cultivates, or slavishly admires social superiors and is condescending to others.

  2. a person who believes himself or herself to have superior tastes and is condescending toward those with different tastes:

    an intellectual snob.

Origin of snob:

1775–85; orig. uncert.


Princeton's WordNet

  1. clannish, cliquish, clubby, snobbish, snobby(adj)

    befitting or characteristic of those who incline to social exclusiveness and who rebuff the advances of people considered inferior

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. snobby(adjective)ɒb

    behaving like a snob

    a snobbish attitude


  1. snobby(Adjective)

    Characteristic of a snob.

    His tastes are snobby.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Snobby(adj)


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