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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Informal Disposed to showing arrogance or contempt; haughty.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Disdainful; haughty.
  • adj. characterised by sniffing.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Given to sniffing; inclined to be scornful or disdainful; pettish.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy

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